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Monday, November 22, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 1195: cloth and box. See pages 1509/10 and A4469.
(b) swept off area of 1195 at this stage.
i) broken wood and cloth decay along east wall probably from east side of box (see iii).
iii) wood of same side sticking to east wall (north-south grain).
ii) rest of area: bits of wood, of copper, of gold, of pottery, wood dust, cloth dust, pottery dust.

*A4470: area 1195, looking north

No. 1399: (c) swept up remainder of decayed substance on top of coffin lid up to edges of 1351-1354.

No. 1195: resumed. See pages 1309/10 and A4470.
(c) actual box and cloth, eastern half
i) east-west wood along south edge.
ii) north-south wood along east edge.
iii) cloth "gray muck" about 0.5-1.0 cm thick: rests on east-west wood (print on underside of "gray muck") and the wood on limestone floor dust.
(d) western half of (c) same procedure.
There remains east-west wood along north edge.

No. 1480: the area between 1195 and the southern end of the coffin. See A4470.
(a) over the western half was a tumbled mass of fragments of dark wood, light wood, plaster evidently fallen from above, under these were twelve potsherds of the group 1479 etc. embedded in wood-decay and dust.
(b) layer about 3 cm deep of wood decay, cloth decay, and dust. Under this: small area of north-south wood and some inlays from on top of coffin.

No. 1474: Resumed, area behind coffin, south half. (d) (e) each ca. 40 cm long, wood scraps, etc. and Nos. (11)-(19) scraps of gold sheet.

No. 1481: fragment gold sheet from north end of 1455. See pages 1443-4.
L 10.7, W 8.4

*A4471: no. 1480, looking north

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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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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.