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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, May 21, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Plan of (Q) west.
[ILLUSTRATION]
On this, the south side, the (Q) inlays and the molded rib extend under the black wood dust south of the palm capital but the inlays do not lie in the original pattern. The unplaced (Q) inlays from 477 are (14)-(18), (21)-(23), (29)-(32), (40)-(43), (65)-(68), (72)-(76), (138)-(139).

Saturday, May 22, 1926

North wind, very cool weather, sunshine.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Continued removing No. 479 (11)-(23) = part of (Y)-2.
*A3838: area under 479, inlays etc on floor dust
*A3839: floor deposit under 479
Removed 480: (1)-(5) (P) floor deposit
Removed 479: (24)-(26) = (Y)-2.
Removed 480: (6)-(54) floor deposit
Many pieces of molded plaster (P). It is now clear that (P) is part of (Q) and that the pattern (P) and (Q) gives the reverse of the pattern (Y)-2. That is, (P) and (Q) gave the flower in gold on a blue mat-pattern background while (Y)-2

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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
    05/21/1926; 05/22/1926
  • 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.