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Giza Harvard-Boston Diary, 1925-1927: Book VII

Monday, November 1, 1926. (continued from Book VI)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1375: See pages 1305-6 and A4384.
Gold beam, roof beam long side (probably from above 1378).


(1-4) circular, is empty taking upper tenon of poles 1361-1370.
(5-8) corner sockets with small staples to receive ends of small poles 1301-1305 etc. The staple is perhaps to fasten cloth or mat roof.
(9-12) copper hook staples, to hang side curtains (?)
(13) ordinary large staple.
(14) staple.
(15) hole for copper socket.
(16) end piece.
Took up on board.

No. 1185: small model basin red ware. See A4381.

No. 1186 potsherds. See A4383.
(1-53) red ware tub, types 1201 and 1207 (large size RWW), WSR jar, large shallow red ware bowl [ILLUSTRATION].

No. 1833: copper hook staple. See A4383.

*A4386: coffin lid, looking north northeast.
*B6087: pottery (1186) looking east east north.

[ILLUSTRATION] Curtains hung inside fastened top and bottom; log staples to tie joints

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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
  • Display Page Dates
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

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People 1

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.