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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, October 16, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1163: See pages 1244, A4318, etc.
Copper staple [ILLUSTRATION]
The prongs are bent in the same direction and down along grain of wood.

No. 1167: See area marked on A4319 and on page 1251.
South of southwest corner of coffin.
(a) fragments of tumbled wood lying on surface.
(1)-(17) fragments of gold leaf and a few inlays.
(b) swept off dust, etc. and exposed a layer of north-south wood, running to south.

No. 1166: resumed. See A4319.
Area southwest of southwest corner of coffin.
(b) (i) swept up wood dust over area (b).
(ii) swept up floor dust exposing an east-west bar of wood and plaster lying partly in (a) and partly in (b).

No. 1077: resumed. See A4299.
Removed section (r). Removed all the middle part (s) placing it on a large board (50 x 50 cm). Swept up floor-dust underneath.

No. 1168: See A4265.
Wood marked red on photo. There are fairly preserved fragments of boards or bars which have disintegrated.

No. 1073: See A4265 and B6077.
(b) swept up mass of pottery decay on top of eastern side of 1073.
(c) swept up crumbs of wood on south.
(122)-(139) potsherds mostly decayed [ILLUSTRATION].
On sweeping western part uncovered corner of box containing "gray muck".

No. 1068: See B6077.
Potsherds (180)-(184).

No. 1078: See B6077.
(65) load of charcoal, copper carbonate, mud, wood.

*A4320: nos. 1068, 1073, 1078, looking east
*A4321: group 1300, looking north [SYMBOL]
*A4322: group 1300, looking north [SYMBOL]

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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
    10/16/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 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.