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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 381

Monday, June 28, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 596: A battered knife blade of copper, with handle.
Fragments of wooden handle on top and underneath.

Under 566 east-west wood.
Treated wood under 566 and 597 with celluloid solution.

Removed 611: (1)-(7) These are the fragments of wood, leather, etc. on surface south of 521 and of 570 (east end). Underneath is gray wood from east-west boarding.

Removed east-west boarding under 566.

Removed north-south wood of knife handled under 596.

Proceeded to sweep up crumbs etc. over the area of 604, 605, 606, 609, 566, 596.
Under all this runs another layer of east-west wood (see preceding page).

*A3927: area of above boarding, looking south
*A3928: area of 611, looking east

Tuesday, June 29, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, June 30, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

microfilm: end page 381


  • 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
    06/28/1926; 06/29/1926; 06/30/1926
  • 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.