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Friday, June 25, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed No. 581: Fragment of large alabaster bowl.
The east-west boarding runs both over and under 581. When the bed broke and fell, this fragment fell on the north part of boarding while the south part slipped down over the fragment (581).

Put in a small wooden bridge over 521 to reach area beyond.

Removed remains of first board of east-west boarding as No. 521. Swept up fibers of wood and crumbs of plaster under 582. Swept up floor debris under 582. The floor dust is .5 - 2.5 cm deep according to the configuration of the rock floor.
In the dust, fragments of plaster, stones, and on the west some fragments of finely levigated reddish mud.


Saturday, June 26, 1926

Cool summer weather

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A3916: near view of middle of wood, looking south-southeast
*A3917: view of wood, looking south

Treated wood over whole remaining area of bed up to stack of bowls with celluloid solution.

Removed 583: Group of plaster and wood lying on boarding, south of 574.

Removed 584(1)-(21): Group of S-inlays and wood, east of 574.

Picked fragments of side bar of bed (No. 552) lying on boarding.

No. 584: (22)-(25) fragment of wood

No. 585: Patch of black wood on boarding, see *A3916.

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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
    06/25/1926; 06/26/1926
  • 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.