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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.
(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.

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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
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  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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  • 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.