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Sunday, July 25, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 760: See page 664 and A4005.
Gold sheet, rilled, rolled and crumpled, cloth print on gesso on back.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 17.5, W 13.15

No. 738: Gold sheet, rilled, cloth print on gesso on back, lay face down.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 31.9, W 20.5
On it wood and 759(21)-(22)

No. 734: Gold sheet, rilled, no traces of gesso, face up
[ILLUSTRATION] L 35, W 31.6
When 734 was lifted, nine deben rings of silver became visible (see A4007 and A4008) stuck together and decreasing in size from north-south. armlets? [ILLUSTRATION] Nos. 8 and 9 are broken and all are more or less oxidized with inlays further out. Four dragonflies and four carnelian discs on each ring.
[ILLUSTRATION]

*A4006: under 738, looking south
*A4007: deben rings, looking south
*A4008: rings and sheets, looking east

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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
    07/25/1926
  • 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.