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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, October 5, 1926
Day of rest

Wednesday, October 6, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1110: See A4289 and page 1149.
Copper mirror (?) [ILLUSTRATION], tang welded to plate.

No. 1104: resumed. See page 1149 and A4289.
(123)-(126) stone inlays.

No. 1111: See A4289 and page 1149.
Copper mirror (?) [ILLUSTRATION] wood still adhering to patinated surface. Remaining wooden handle shrunk away from bottom of plate.
cf. Mahasna and Bet Khallaf Pl. XVI -14; XII -17. cf. models - G 2381 A, Nos. 70, 103, 140. Tarkham IV (1), (2), (7), not the same. cf. G 2381 A, No. 18 etc.

No. 1112: See page 1149 and A4289.
Copper implement [ILLUSTRATION] sharp edges, see rectangular flints.
cf. models (hollow) - G 2381A, Nos. 75 - 78, etc.

No. 1113: Copper implement as 1112 (q.v.). L 6.5, W 3.3+, Th .35

No. 1116: See page 1156 and A4289.
This is the north-south wood on floor under 899 and continuous with No. 1115.
(a) band of east-west wood lying on the north-south wood.
(1)-(10) miscellaneous scraps of gold.
(b) band of east-west wood near north-edge of north-south wood and over it.
(11)-(16) scraps of gold.

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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
    10/05/1926; 10/06/1926
  • 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.