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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, September 14, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, September 15, 1926

[Work on:
(1) G 7000 X]

(1) G 7000 X
Removed the lower beam of the two which carry the big electric light reflectors. [ILLUSTRATION] section of old arrangement and mounted it on a rope swivel. [ILLUSTRATION] plan of new.

*A4172: duplicate of 4169

No. 1200: See A4171.
(p) added details to page 1004 in red ink.
Treated (p) with celluloid solution.

No. 1034: See B6029 and A4145.
Treated wood on ground with celluloid solution.

No. 1046: This is the wood and cloth on top of the middle pile of pottery, see page 952/953 and A4172.
(a) lifted east-west wood which seems to be a boarding (box-lid?) and (ii) the "gray muck" underneath, and (iii) swept up. Under ii is more east-west wood (perhaps bottom of box).
(b) treated in the same way. There are certainly two layers of east-west wood, one over and one under the cloth. (i.e. - a box?)

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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
    09/14/1926; 09/15/1926
  • 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.