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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, October 14, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1153: See page 1231 and A4315.
Alabaster cup [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1118:
(832)-(835) inlays, etc, on No. 1156.

No. 1156: See page 1231 and A4315.
Copper razor (?) lying broken in place, badly corroded especially the tang which is practically disintegrated [ILLUSTRATION]
In the breaks, clearly visible that blade is made of doubled sheet of copper hammered flat.

*A4316: no. 1118 etc, looking east

No. 1151: See page 1231 and A4315, A4316.
Gold implement [ILLUSTRATION]
The outer edges have been sharpened (as in the case of the one edge of the razor?). Polished surface.

No. 1161: See page 1231 and A4315, A4316.
Gold implement, exactly like No. 1151, L 5.75, W 2.85 (cf. 1151).

No. 1162: The wood under the above deposit of implement, it was now examined but not moved, see page 1231 (in red) and A4316 (in blue), remains of a small wooden box, which appears to have contained the gold cup, alabaster cup, and the implements, it rests on the north-south floor wood which is the bottom of the large box which carried this whole deposit between coffin and bed.

*A4317: no. 1162, looking east

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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

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

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.