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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 586

Sunday, October 31, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1330: See page 1348 and A4377.
Gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION] L 63.5, W 11.1 - 11.2
This sheet is wider than any of the beams examined up to the present, and does not belong to any of the known boxes.

No. 1331: See page 1348 and A4377.
The end of a gold beam fits on south end of 1326 with an under lap of .6 cm.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 36.8 cm
(1) copper staple medium
(2) copper staple large,
(3) copper hook staple
(1) and (2) have overlap, pieces between the fragments [ILLUSTRATION]
The whole is a single sheet with overlapped edge on side d[SYMBOL].

No. 1305: See pages 1039/1042 and A4377.
End of gold pole (roof pole of canopy) with copper tenon and hook [ILLUSTRATION]
Copper overlaps gold .9 and is nailed with eight nails.
(1) copper hook staple [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1332: See page 1348 and A4377.
Fragment of gold case of 1305 fitting on broken end of that pole. L 66.8, W 11.1 (D 3.5).

No. 1365: See page 1305/1306 and A4378.
Gold pole as 1367, etc [ILLUSTRATION]
Repaired with gold strip nailed fast gold tacks. Scraps of wood inside, removed. Packed in separate box and sent up.

microfilm: end page 586

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
    10/31/1926
  • 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.