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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, June 27, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed No. 604: The next section of east-west boarding (*A3919-A3920), but did not sweep.

*A3921: area of 603 west, looking south
*A3922: area of plan on page 525, looking east
*A3923: area of plan on page 525 and adjoining east, looking east
*A3924: wood of bed, etc, looking south.

The gold case of the bed bars have the same form as the chair arms.
The arm-bars may belong to bed but in that case they were separated from the bed before the bed was placed (upside down) in the room. Possibly the panels with inlays belong here and were also taken out and thrown down.

Monday, June 28, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Removed the second copper staple No. 565 see sketch plan on next page. Like 553.

Removed disturbed east-west boarding under 565 and swept away floor dust (1.5 - 2 cm), exposing a few more mud objects.

Removed a section of 557: (see *A3924) The middle long bar of bed.

Removed No. 605: The next section of east-west boarding (see *A3924). Nos. 604 and 605 remain unswept.

Began removing No. 606: The following section of east-west boarding (see *A3924). Under 581,

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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
    06/27/1926; 06/28/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

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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.