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Wednesday, August 18, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 927: See page 825 and A4078.
Rilled sheet, split and crumpled, the eastern edge is loaded with silver oxide, and stone inlays fallen from deben rings, the south and southwestern edges with fragments wood and plaster.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 14.1, W 10.6
Underneath is apparently floor dust?

No. 929: See page 825 and A4078.
Copper pin (?needle?) [ILLUSTRATION] D .2, L 4.5

No. 928: See page 825 and A4078.
Rilled gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION] traces gesso.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 11.5, W 3.9 - 3.65.
Underneath on 521, layer of brown wood powder.

No. 931a: See page 925 and A4078.
Group of five small fragments gold (bright) lying on and about 931.

No. 932: See page 925 and A4078.
Overlap piece from rilled sheet

No. 925: See page 925 and A4079.
Rilled sheet [ILLUSTRATION] L 20.1, W 4.95 - 4.8
Inside was wood powder, some curious lumps of matter (unexplained), and beads. (1) clump of bead [ILLUSTRATION] yellow, red.
This gives the center lozenge as of a minimum of nine red beads.

No. 933: See page 824 and A4078.
Fragment of No. 884, 1.85 x 2.1 cm.

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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.