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Thursday, August 12, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 901: See page 766 and A4061.
Fragment of plain gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION] L 3.6, W 2.4

No. 879: resumed (see notes page 783). See page 766 and 787, A4061, A4062.
(72)-(141) inlays, etc. from K, etc.

No. 898:
a, b, c wooden core of disc 898 and 806 and 807. Part still in place around [ILLUSTRATION] hole in 898.
[ILLUSTRATION] D 4.1+, L of hole 1.7

No. 902: A mass of debris under 898c, lying partly on 899 and partly on edge of 898, fragments of gesso, of plaster, of wood, also silver oxide, seventeen stone inlays and two fragments gold.

No. 898: See page 787 and A4063 etc.
Gold disc with [ILLUSTRATION] hole, reverse of 808. Lies face down (inside up), part of wooden core was still attached, see 898 a, b, c above, see also 902. Underneath on the unfolded lower edge (south edge) was No. 903 (see below)

No. 903: Was under 898 (q.v.), might have fallen down through hole in 898, round copper pin with eye, rests in piece of black wood.

No. 879: continued. See page 766.
(142)-(146), miscellaneous
(142) see 866.

No. 897: See page 787, A4061.
Gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION] L 19.5, W 4.8

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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.