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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 552

Sunday, October 10, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1139: See page 1203 and A4303, A4306.
Rilled gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1118: As above.
(572)-(579)

No. 1140: See page 1203 and A4303, A4306.
Rilled gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION]

*A4307: no. 1118 etc, south, looking east
*A4308: no. 1118 etc, north, looking east

Monday, October 11, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1118: resumed. See A4307.
On lifting No. 1140 and the inlays 1118(472 - 579) there was exposed a mass of decayed wood lying on No. 1129. This was removed as 1118(580).
(581)-(583) two canopy inlays and a little rubbish lying on gold mirror (?) No. 1120.
(584) cleared off 1121 (copper) and gold sheets 1141, 1143.

*A4309: no. 1118 (from 1140 on south to 1141 on north), looking east

No. 1077: See A4299.
The basket on floor. On examination of exposed layer on floor, concluded finally that basket was right side up. Removed parts (n - q) and swept floor under them. [ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 552

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
    10/10/1926; 10/11/1926
  • 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.