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Saturday, June 12, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Cleaned up 536 sub.
Cleared away crumbled plaster under 537.
Cleared away some of brown wood powder at southwest of palm capital.
*A3878: no. 536 sub
*A3879: the discs under 537, 538

Sunday, June 13, 1926

Pleasant weather, warmer.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Drew on page 458 the two discs underlying 537 (in red) and 537 (in blue).
No. 542:
(1)-(18) displaced (S)-inlays over and around southwest quarter of the two discs.
Cleaned off the black disc which was under 537 and 540. It appears to be the bottom.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Some fragments of 537 seem to be on this lower disc.
*B5981
Supplementary drawing (page 472).
No. 536:
(128)-(150) - (F), (G), (S).
*B5982
No. 537: (continued) Removed six fragments of 537 found still in place.
No. 536:
(151)-(171) - (S), (F), (G).
No. 543: Rilled sheet of bright gold, 11.5 x 8.3
This exposed the continuation of S-2 running under 543 and 536.
*A3880: 536 and discs
*A3881: general view, looking south

Monday, June 14, 1926

Pleasant weather, maximum 35 degrees centigrade.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Removed 542 (19)-(21) from southwest edge of disc (544).
No. 544: Disc (bottom(?) of 537(?)), thin, black patina, cracked in fragments.
Under it, a fragment of 545 lies disconnected from the main part of 545 and ca. 6 cm to the south.
*B5983

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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
    06/12/1926; 06/13/1926; 06/14/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 4

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.