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Wednesday, July 28, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 784: See page 675 and A4014.
Inlaid silver deben ring. About two-thirds remain, inlays almost all missing, diameter inside, 7.5, outside 9.9 cm, thickness 2.6+. This with dragonflies heads up. Inside was a mass of wood, plaster, leather (?), oxidized silver, etc. (a) end of wooden rod [ILLUSTRATION] length 4.2, diameter 2 cm, (b), (c) fragments of ring.
Removed ten stone inlays lying in disorder under place of western edge of No. 726, lying on sheet 777.

No. 785: See page 675 and A4014.
Inlaid silver deben ring. About one-half (or more) remains, no inlays, diameter inside 8, outside 10.3, thickness 2.6 cm. Lies with flies head down. Inside, more plaster, silver, silver oxide, and under south edge of 784, four inlays, and a fragment fitting east end of 781.

No. 777: See page 675 and A4014.
Gold sheet, fine rilled [ILLUSTRATION] L .42 cm
On top was a scrap of wood, wood fibers, silver oxide (powder) and a few stone inlays.

No. 727: See page 675 and A4014.
Silver deben ring, inlaid, flies with heads up. Aabout three-fourth of ring, D inside 6.55, D outside 8.9 cm, Th 2.1 around the southwest sector, inlays, fallen out.

*B6007: no. 783 as is, looking south
*A4015: under No. 777, looking east
*A4016: rings, looking east
*A4017: south side of group 700, looking east

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.