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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, October 25, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1371: See pages 1305/1306, 1039/1042, A4362, etc.
On 1371 a long strip of the gold sheet has detached, this was now removed together with a copper socket belonging thereto. [ILLUSTRATION] cross rill decoration.

No. 1172: resumed. See A4362.
(162)-(228) potsherds as before, including fragments of
pierced red ware lid,
red polished bowl [ILLUSTRATION],
small red ware basins [ILLUSTRATION].
Also fragments of large red brown ware jar as 1021 (cf. 1068, 1073).
Also fragment [ILLUSTRATION]

*A4363: beams and pottery south of coffin, looking north-northeast [SYMBOL] wide angle

Tuesday, October 26, 1926
Day of rest.

M. Baraize called.

Wednesday, October 27, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A4365: wood on 1371 and 1374, looking northeast

No. 1373: Wood, removed the decayed wood (treated Monday) from inside 1373. [ILLUSTRATION] The grain runs length wise in layers parallel in plane to side marked (x). [ILLUSTRATION] The wood was fairly preserved in part, lay in segments, result of shrinkage. (a) and (h) had marks of copper staple.

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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
    10/25/1926; 10/26/1926; 10/27/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 2

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.
  • Émile Baraize

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1874–1952
    • Remarks French engineer working for the Service des Antiquities who excavated around the Sphinx from 1926-1936.