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Tuesday, November 5, 1912 (continued)

[G 2360 A (continued)]
About twenty-four to twenty-six copper pendants [12-11-18] (mostly broken), with crystal inlay in a gilded frame. [ILLUSTRATION]

Gilded cylindrical faience bead.
Lot, cylindrical faience beads: [ILLUSTRATION]
Some red carnelian beads: [ILLUSTRATION]
Faience [ILLUSTRATION] gilded - were between pendants.
Faience [ILLUSTRATION] tied together with fine thread. [ILLUSTRATION] Several examples.
Fragment of a gilded copper object [12-11-19] of copper plate about 1 mm thick. [ILLUSTRATION]

Wednesday, November 6, 1912

In G 2360 A, several more pendants, beads etc. There are a number of slabs still on floor of chamber awaiting photography. The coffin is a very large heavy white limestone box, well dressed.

G 3400 [?] is finished.

Working on space between G 2350 [= G 5290] and G 2353.

Work on G 2370 opening the north side of hall of pillars (see Mariette, Mastabas, page 496 - 498, Lepsius). Behind the middle of the

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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
    11/05/1912; 11/06/1912
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2353

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

People 1

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.