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Friday, September 3, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 766: Two pieces of the gold case of the southeast leg of the bed.

No. 767: Two pieces of the gold case of the southeast leg of the bed.
767a sliver of gold from same.
767b copper foot pan of same leg.

*A4140: no. 1019 as is, looking east
*A4141: cloth over middle of pottery and Nos. 1020 - 1022, looking east
*A4142: pottery, looking southeast

Saturday, September 4, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1026: continued. See page 607 and A4136, A3965.
(c) layers of wood fibers under b and sweepings.
See also 1027 (same wood).

No. 1027: See page 607 and A4136, A3965.
(a) wood, well preserved [ILLUSTRATION]
(b) mass of fibers like 1026.

Numbered alabaster vessels 1028, 1029, 1030, 1031, 1032, 1033, see A4141.

No. 1028a: Wood lying on alabaster 1028 was swept up.

No. 1034: See A4145.
Area among the stone jars 1028 - 1031. Swept off the rubbish and exposed pieces of decayed wood running in different directions at different layers.

No. 1024: resumed. See A4141.
(6) stick of copper carbonate(?).
(7)-(11) potsherds, large basins.
(12) swept up decayed pottery dust on floor, resting on floor dust.

*B6024: copper carbonate and pottery, looking southeast
*B6025: no. 1024, etc, looking east

No. 1019: See page 945 and A4140.
Removed rest of surface wood as far east as east side of [ILLUSTRATION] (1204).

No. 1020: resumed. See A4141.
(60) fragments of wood scattered over potsherds of this stage, not cloth. Apparently wood was in fragments when burial was transported here,

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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
    09/03/1926; 09/04/1926
  • 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.