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Friday, August 13, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 908: See page 795 and A4064.
(1)-(14) group of displaced miscellaneous inlays on sheet 521 south of 876.

No. 909: See page 795 and A4064.
This was a small pile of fragments of wood, of plaster, etc. caught between leg 776 and headrest 884C, including a scrap of gold and several ring beads. They belong to group 846 (page 725).
This removal cleared 884b, c for removal.

No. 884:
b, c were now taken out, with a completing the stem of the head rest. H minimum 11.4, H maximum 12.9, D top 5.2 [ILLUSTRATION]
The curved base is very unusual, I do not recall another example with channeled stem.

No. 910: See page 794 and A4065.
North-south bar of wood, which lay under gold sheet 621a and formed the core of that sheet (east bar of bed as it lay upside down). The form of the section was not clearly defined but may have been [ILLUSTRATION].

No. 904: Group of inlays along northern side of No. 763, from K (perhaps the other side of 701, 703, etc. that is K2), and from S.
(1)-(8) mainly from S.
(9) and (10) rilled plaster and rilled gold sheet fragments, print of wood. [ILLUSTRATION]
(11)-(45) face up.
(28) and (29) were plaster backs.
(37), (44), (45) were displaced.

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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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  • 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.