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microfilm: begin page 356

Wednesday, June 2, 1926

Fine weather. Wind in the evening.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 508: (48)-(86) along west wall.
Drew (S) No. 513, scale 1:2.
Removed 511: (1)-(9) displaced and over 513
Began drawing of mass between eastern palm capital and coffin, western half.
Removed gold sheet 512, lying on 521.
[ILLUSTRATION] 10.1 x 4.35
*A3856: (S) etc. along wall, looking south
*A3857: (S), bed and wood, looking south
*A3858: (K), (B), etc. east of capital, looking southeast
*A3859: ewer and basin, etc, looking east-southeast

Thursday, June 3, 1926

Fine weather, warmer.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Proceeded to take up (S) beginning at north.
A staff [ILLUSTRATION] about 2.5 x .8 cm, wood covered with very thin metal plate (black patina) and inlaid with faience and carnelian.
[ILLUSTRATION]
The faience pieces are also thin and fragile. Both sides are exactly alike. Removed dislocated pieces and other pieces not from (S), being No. 513 (1)-(36).
*A3860: (S) partly removed shows wooden core
Continued taking up upper side of (S).
*B5971: (S) top side removed shows wooden core

Removed wood 514 lying on northwest corner of 521 and treated rest of wood on 521.
Removed wooden core of (S).
*B5972: (S) back of under side

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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
    06/02/1926; 06/03/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 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.