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Monday, July 12, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed No. 683b and c: This is the bar (east-west) which seems to have fallen from the south end bar of bed (696). See page 601-602 and A3962, also B5994. b lies on edge of gold sheet (696), c lies over southern edge of pile of pottery (675), and d (still in place) lies on west end of gold sheet (696). Under c is a layer of clotted gray mud. Removed this mud and swept off dust from 695 and 696 (sample preserved).

Removed No. 694: Dislocated fragments of wood lying on the usual gray mud to southeast of 675 and partly over it, see A3962 and B5994. (1) scrap of gold from bed.

Removed No. 675(221)-( 267): See B5994.
(221) and (222) plaster from inside big basin.
(223) small saucer filled with plaster.
(262) fragment of WSR jar.
All the rest from big WR basin.
Cleaned off a few dribbles of mud from the underlying pile.

No. 697a: Cake of mud [ILLUSTRATION] no seal impression.

*A3966: no. 375 as is, looking south
*B5995: southwest corner of room, looking south

Tuesday, July 13, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, July 14, 1926

[Work on:
(1) G 7000 X]

(1) G 7000 X
Removed No. 675(268)-(301): See A3966.
(293)-(295) great lump of plaster with cord holes.
Four pieces of WSR and rest from big red ware basin.

No. 698: See A3966.
Lump of wood and mud which had to be removed, part of mass to south.

Under No. 375 at this stage the floor is seen

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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
    07/12/1926; 07/13/1926; 07/14/1926
  • 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.