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Friday, August 13, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
*A4067: no. 737, looking south
*A4068: group 700, looking east

Saturday, August 14, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A4069: group 700, looking east

No. 763: See page 747 and A4068, etc.
Rilled gold sheet, fine rills, face down [ILLUSTRATION]
Underneath 763, lie rilled sheets from rods, wood, inlays, etc.

No. 776: See page 747 and A4068, etc.
Northeast leg of bed (right head end).
[ILLUSTRATION] H 31.6 cm, H top 11 cm, D copper cup 5 cm
Joint down the back overlapped and nailed with small gold tacks. Inside the top were two intrusive inlays (L2 and K) and a fragment of yellow plaster. The wooden core is rotted and gives no information.

No. 911: See page 747 etc. A4068 etc.
The eastern of the two northern palm capitals.
[ILLUSTRATION] H 13.8 cm, D top 9.95, D bottom exterior 4.6, interior 3.6
Stood upside down with wood core crumpled in fragments. Underneath was clean floor dust as in the case of the western column.

Underneath the leg 776, ran a decayed bar of wood accompanied by fragments of black, rilled gold, part of the rod, Nos. 830A, 880, 905. (See A4073 and A4075).

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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
    08/13/1926; 08/14/1926
  • 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.