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Sunday, August 1, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 829 - 831: See A4024.
Sticks of decayed wood.

*A4029: leg, etc, looking east
*A4030: group 700, looking east

No. 830A: See A4029.
Fragments of black gold (gray patina) from a rilled rod
[ILLUSTRATION] W of rill .55 - .6

No. 831A: See A4029.
Small patch of wood fiber and plaster on 832.

No. 832: A sheet from rilled rod, was found entangled and merely turned over (not removed).

No. 833: See page 703 and A4029.
Fragment thin gold sheet
[ILLUSTRATION] L 7.2, W 1.05 - 1.7

No. 835: See page 703 and A4030.
Circular ribbon [ILLUSTRATION]
Was made of three overlapping pieces and is now broken into four pieces. The diameter is 8 - 9 cm, see No. 837.

No. 836: See page 703 and A4030.
Long, sliver of gold sheet from edge of rilled sheet.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 13.5

No. 837: See page 703 and A4030.
Gold disc, face up [ILLUSTRATION] edges diameter: D 9.5
Underneath lies another disc face down with wood which was apparently between the two.
[ILLUSTRATION]

No. 839: See page 703 and photos.
Gold case of rilled rod, two sheets telescoped, decayed remains of wooden core inside. Bright overlap mark on sheet a gives total length of 36.2 cm.
[ILLUSTRATION] D 1.9 - 2 cm.
Mace handle (?) axe handle (?), staff (?).

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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
    08/01/1926
  • 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.