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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, March 16, 1926.
Day of rest.

Dunham and I worked on G 7000 X.
Under yesterday I find that I omitted to record that I worked all day on reconstructing the right side of chair i (G 7000 X) and found it complete.
[ILLUSTRATION] Fragments Nos. 11 - 15, 18 - 62, 69, 76, 77, 78, 79.

(1) G 7000 X
Removed No. 249: A gold flower element [ILLUSTRATION] between inlay borders [ILLUSTRATION].
This border was found to run under the larger objects to south and to be part of a long row of such inlays and flower elements, which could not be touched until the larger pieces to south was moved.
[ILLUSTRATION]
No. 250: Included fragments of wood of the block painted bar-arm (244 - 245) [ILLUSTRATION] lying on the rest of that bar (252, etc).
No. 251: Was an inlay [ILLUSTRATION] blue which had worked down between No. 244 and the wood 250.
No. 252: Fits on No. 245.
No. 253: Is the long upright (?) of the carrying-chair.
[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 247

Details

  • 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
    03/16/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.