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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, October 25, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1368: See pages 1305/1306 and A4...
Gold case of canopy pole. This bent pole lying askew at the back had to be removed to free 1371, 1372, 1373. These latter lie on top of remaining pile of pottery and have to be moved to permit removal of pottery. [ILLUSTRATION] We passed two cloth bands around shaft and the whole came up quite easily. The wood inside is badly rotted, treated it with celluloid solution.

No. 1317: See pages 1039/1042.
Copper socket, lying on 1373 and probably fallen from 1374 [ILLUSTRATION]
Eight nails, technique as 1312.

No. 1318: See pages 1039/1042.
Three fragments gold casing, probably from beam No. 1374. Partly under and partly beside No. 1317.

No. 1373 & No. 1372: See pages 1039/43, 1305/1306, A4362 etc.
Two gold cased beams with copper fittings but no copper back. These lay on top of the others and had to be removed first. They were found to be attached and were lifted together. See below (next page).

The great table like platform, constructed for the purpose was brought down in five parts and set together

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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.