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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 384

Thursday, July 1, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Removed No. 598: A gold case from carrying chair.
[ILLUSTRATION] H 7 cm, W 4.3 cm, Th 1.2 cm

*A3931: area south of 618, looking south
*A3932: area south of 606 east, looking south (adj. 3931)
*A3933: area along east bar of bed, south part, looking east
*A3934: area along east bar of bed, north part, looking east

Put in base - point V - 138.4 from X, 79.3 from Y, 86.4 from (Z).
Took measurements for plan and drew plan on scale one-fifth (pages 544-545) marking 599, 600, 601, 602, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624, 625, 626, 627, 628, 629.

*A3935: general view, looking south

No. 621: Is the east side bar of the bed. Removed the wood lying on ground along side 621 being core of same (621 c)

No. 630: See pages 644-645 and A3933.
Piece of wood lying on surface west of 621 c.

No. 631: (as 630) and bit of leather(?) near it.

No. 602: This is the long gold case of the lower left side - bar of the arms of the carrying chair, pattern in relief on three sides.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Inside, perfectly preserved carved wooden core shrunk to about two-fifths in width and thickness and three-fourths in length.
Tenon at end, overlap bevel at other end.

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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
    07/01/1926
  • 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.