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Friday, October 29, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
N.B. for following see pages 1330/1331, A4369 and A4370.

No. 1383: Cylindrical copper socket from 1374, third from south end. [ILLUSTRATION] scrap gold attached to flange.

No. 1384: Gold sheet, from 1374 [ILLUSTRATION]
(N.B. gold case of 1374, made up of many overlaps in both thin and stiff gold, stiff gold is original.)

No. 1385: Gold sheet, from 1374 [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1386: Cylindrical copper socket from 1374, fourth from south end.
(There are four sockets in a length of 316 cm, and therefore four gold poles in length of baldachin, and must be one at each end.) [ILLUSTRATION] Seam clearly visible, all these are of rolled sheet with seam welded and flange hammered over, but the seam is often hidden by patina.

No. 1387: Scraps of gold lying on No. 1374.
(1) gold strip, thin, [ILLUSTRATION], L 7.2, W 1.2
(2) gold sheet, stiff, [ILLUSTRATION], L 2.9, W 1.0
(3) gold strip, thin, [ILLUSTRATION], L 7.2, W .8
(4) gold strip, thin, [ILLUSTRATION], L 7.7, W 1.8
(5) gold strip, thin, [ILLUSTRATION], L 2.7, W 1.1
(6) gold strip, thin, [ILLUSTRATION], L 4.3, W 1.0
(7) gold sheet, stiff, [ILLUSTRATION], L 2.5, W 3.9
(8) gold strip, stiff, [ILLUSTRATION], L 8.4, W 1.4
(9) gold strip, stiff, [ILLUSTRATION], L 2.4, W 1.1
(10) gold strip, thin, [ILLUSTRATION], l 3.1, W .9

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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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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.