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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, October 27, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1373 (continued).
[ILLUSTRATION] The staple was driven in to the beam from (x) side, so that the end of the prongs issued from the long sides. The ends were then hammered down along sides and into wood. Fragments (b), (f) and (g) had marks of slot ties, the ends of which were decorated with scarabs. Heads of scarabs are towards top end of beam. [ILLUSTRATION] (h) also showed the wooden core of the tenon which was covered by the copper tenon on end of beam. [ILLUSTRATION] Tenon badly preserved. Bottom plain surface, other sides carved in cross rilled pattern as gold case. [ILLUSTRATION]
Removed the decayed wood in 1372 in sections (a)-(e). (a) has eight fragments and a staple (4). [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    10/27/1926
  • 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.