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Thursday, May 13, 1926

Cool weather.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X.

(1) G 7000 X
Removed 456 (36)-(45)
Began removing (Z)-6. This is in two registers.
1) above 51 inlays [ILLUSTRATION] in gold frame.
2) below blocks a, b, c, d, e, f, g.
a, c, e, g - four blocks of nine [ILLUSTRATION]
b, d, f - three inlaid gold flowers
Each register has its own border in the space between and these borders were not joined.
The total length was about 61 cm.
The flower d was disturbed thrust up under the upper register.
The upper register was broken in two places above and to east of d but all but one of the inlays lay under d. d lacked several inlays.

Friday, May 14, 1926

We were all vaccinated this morning by Fletcher Basset.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Finished removing (Z)-6.
Removed 456 (46)-(53)
Under (Z)-6 layer of wood powder (thin) on floor dust.
Removed 456 (54)-(60) fragments from (B) and (K) lying on southeast corner of area.
Cleaned up under (Z)-6.
Drew plan of this the last layer of inlays in this area, scale 1:2.
*A3826: under (Z)-6, east
*A3827: under (Z)-6, west
*A3828: under (Z)-6, whole

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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
    05/13/1926; 05/14/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dr. Fletcher Basset

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Dr. Fletcher Basset

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Doctor who vaccinated expedition staff
  • 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.