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Sunday, November 21, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 1477: See page 1573 and A4466. (1)-(11)
(1) and (11) scraps of gold
(2) copper side staple [ILLUSTRATION]
(3) copper tenon sheath, incomplete [ILLUSTRATION]
(4) strip of heavy gold from 1455 (or 1461) south end, with seven gold tacks and one empty hole L 11.1, W .045
(5)-(10) fragments of mud sealings (no impressions)

No. 1478: area under 1476.
Swept up surface debris exposing more potsherds and more of 1195. Dust, etc. also six scraps of plaster.

*A4467: area 1478 and 1195, looking north

No. 1474: resumed (see above)
(a) north end, ca. 40 cm long; wood, scraps of plaster, scraps of mud, dust, etc. (1)-(10) fragments and scraps of gold.
(b) next section on to south, ca. 40 cm long, like (a) but no gold.
(c) next 40 cm, like (a)(b) but no gold.
To be continued.

No. 1478: See A4467.
Wood and dust along east wall opposite 1495, swept up to underlying potsherds.

*A4468: No. 1478, 1195, etc, looking north.

Monday, November 22, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1479: potsherds, continuation of 1476. A4467/8.
(1)-(60) scraps as before and fragments of red ware ring-stand.
(38) fragment sealing [GLYPHS]

We dismounted great table and sent it up the pit.

*A4469: area 1195, looking north

microfilm: end page 624


  • 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
    11/21/1926; 11/22/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

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.