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Wednesday, October 6, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1116: (continued)
(17) gold lining of rivet hole, from deben box. [ILLUSTRATION]
(18) fragment wood.

No. 1115: See A4289
(d) cleared surface rubbish off area marked in red on south side of A4289.

No. 1116: See A4289.
(19) cleared off fragments of wood, dust, beads, etc. on surface of north-south wood.
(c) a patch of slanting wood on north half, perhaps displaced north-south wood.

*A4290: nos. 1115 and 1116, looking east

No. 1116: See page 1156 and A4290.
(20), (24)-(27) scraps of gold.
(21)-(23) group of discolored beads.
(28) copper needle. [ILLUSTRATION]

Treated 1115 with celluloid solution.

No. 1077: See A4278.
(c) (in red) was part which had been displaced and lay straight, over the rest. On lifting it the cross fibers were visible on the under side. That is, 1077 is reed wood not wood, a heavy woven basket or disc mat. Below another layer was visible with a different center to the coil. That is, there is either a basket with lid or two disc mats.
(d) layer of east-west wood on 1077, was intrusive.

*A4291: no. 1077, looking east

No. 1102: S see A4279.
(h) lifted rest of east-eastnorth - west-westsouth wood which was on floor dust except where it curved over the edge of 1077.

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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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  • 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.