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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, October 30, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1323: See page 1342 and A4356.
Thin gold sheet from 1374 [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1324: Large fragment gold sheet from 1372 (or similar beam). [ILLUSTRATION] (1) big staple, [ILLUSTRATION] this prong larger by .7 than the other, hole stopped with patterned plaster; shorter prong, hole stopped with plain plaster. Three overlap piece of gold. Total length 72.3, width (a) 4.2, width (b) 9.6, width (c) 5.6, width (d) incomplete 3.7. In addition to staple (1) there is part of slot for slot tie.

Removed wood in 1364 and 1363 and packed in box with 1367, sent up.

*A4375: gold group etc. south of coffin, looking east-northeast (3.5 m)
*A4376: gold group etc. south of coffin, looking east-northeast (2.5 m)

No. 1325: Removed wood lying on top of beam, with it a hook staple as from 1325. Then 1325 itself, a large fragment of gold case from end beam, (horizontal floor beam). See page 1342, A4356. [ILLUSTRATION]
(1) ordinary medium size staple, 5.6 x 3.1.
(2) small side staple.
(3), (4), (5), (6) hook staples, [ILLUSTRATION].
(6) lay on top.
Took out wood.

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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
    10/30/1926
  • 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.