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Wednesday, August 11, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 883: See page 747 and B6017, A4056 etc.
Gold case, top of headrest [ILLUSTRATION]
Inside were (1) scrap of rilled gold from a rod accidentally intrusive, (2) wood fibers (decayed)

No. 834: See page 747 and A4056 etc.
Gold case of underside of upper block of headrest [ILLUSTRATION]

On page 766 added details visible after lifting 883, 834

No. 879: resumed. See page 766 and B6016.
(57)-(71) inlays, etc. mostly K.

No. 881: See page 766 and B6016.
Gold sheet from rilled rod or staff, incomplete.
[ILLUSTRATION] H 4.05, W maximum of sheet 6.8.

Approached No. 882, northeast button of bed, see B6016. Brushed off silver oxide, stone inlay, wood, etc., which lie on top. Removed wooden core which is shapeless and badly rotted. Brushed up oxide etc. along north-east quarter resting on fold in 882. Lifted three fragments of gold from west side.

*A4058: group 700, looking south-southwest (4000 c.p. four lamps open (8), 5 m)
*A4059: no. 737, looking south (one lamp (8), 4 m)
*A4060: no. 737, looking south, near (2 lamps (6), 6 m)
*A4061: nos. 878, 879 etc, looking north-northeast

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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.