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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, August 25, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 977: (continued)
and stopped for photo.

Over all this area, a layer of floor dust ca. 1 - 1.5 cm deep, of limestone lies on the rock, and over this layer, lies a layer of dark dust, fragments of wood, beads, etc., ca. .5 - .8 cm deep.
[ILLUSTRATION]

No. 978: See page 848, A4103, A4108.
Mass of painted plaster and wood which lies on the northern end of 899, in which are entangled several gold bands. Removed most of this uncovering a piece of board below, a gold nail, etc.

Removed Nos. 979, 980, 981, and left for photo.

No. 979: Segment of circular rim of gold leaf.
[ILLUSTRATION] L chord, 10.1, H .95

No. 980: Segment as 979.
[ILLUSTRATION] L chord 8.2, H .95

No. 981: Fragment of disc rim of gold leaf.
[ILLUSTRATION] W 1.7
Turned down on inside.

No. 904: resumed, beginning on west. See page 794 and A4107.
(82)-(117) after removing decayed wood dust (82) and also (83)-(87), found the rest (88)-(117) mostly from S-pattern with some from K.

*A4109: no. 977 as is, looking east
*A4110: no. 904 as is, looking east
*A4111: pottery middle, looking east

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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
    08/25/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Photos 1

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.