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Sunday, June 27, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 594: Is the line of wood along the west wall which formed the eastern bar of the frame in which was set the east-west boarding. This frame rested on the bed frame and came underneath when the bed was put in upside down.
Part of 594 lay on the alabaster bowl 563. (a) lay on the floor debris beside 563, (b) lies further south along wall. Removed 594a.

No. 595: Area of boarding (west half) south of 565. Removed, brushed off crumbs, etc, as usual. On the floor uncovered several very curious clay pellets. [ILLUSTRATION]

Removed the wood No. 597a, b, c: This is the core of No. 602 gold case.
Four dowel holes two with wooden tenons.
L 38.15 (38.85 to end of tenons).
This explains the form of the gold case.

Removed No. 603: East-west boarding see *A3919/A3920. Procedure as 587, etc.

Removed No. 594b: Western bar of frame as far as 565.
The great jimmy is now fully exposed.

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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

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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.