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Thursday, May 6, 1926

Very hot, minimum night temperature 27.5 centigrade, maximum day 38+ centigrade.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Drew scattered inlays over (Y)-(Z) (No. 440).
Removed No. 438: (1)-(6) scattered inlays, etc.
No. 439: Piece of gold sheet (Y)-1
No. 438:
(7)-(18) scattered inlays etc. over (Y)-2.
*A3806: after cleaning up the above
(19)-(32) inlays etc. (Y) and (Q).
Cleaned up over (Y)-2 (440)
Supplementary drawing.

Friday, May 7, 1926.

Hottest day, I remember in May at this camp. Minimum night 27 centigrade, maximum day 40 centigrade. Hot south wind.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 438: (33)-(38)
No 440: Large piece of gold sheet (Y)-2.
(1)-(28) inlays etc from (Y)-2.
*B5960: untouched deposit under 440
(29)-(45) inlays, etc, mostly from (Y)-2
No. 441: Small sheet gold from molded plaster (P).
No. 440: (46)-(47) inlays from (Q)

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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
    05/06/1926; 05/07/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

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.