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Monday, September 20, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1058:
(d) this is the higher and larger deposit of copper, see A4199 [ILLUSTRATION].
Removed layer of loose carbonate on top of 6. Removed No. 5 which is entirely carbonate and runs up over 6 to east. No. 6 is of hard metal like No. 4. No. 5 appears to be crust of No. 6.

*A4200: no. 1058, No. 6, looking north
*B6048: no. 1058, No. 6, looking east

Let 1058 lie until these had been developed.

No. 1067: See A4175 and A4192.
Area between the circular wood (1034) and the cleared space under 904.
(1) end of gold leg, southeast leg of bed. [ILLUSTRATION]
(2) fragment plaster.
(3) three (S) inlays.
Removed wood on surface (mostly fibrous brown wood, under it, brown wood powder resting on limestone floor dust, swept up to rock.

Mr. Lucas came, very kindly in response to a note. Husein drove him out and afterwards back again. Examined copper (1)-(4) of yesterday and deposit as it lies (No. 1058). Took samples.

No. 1058: resumed. See A4200 and A4201.
(b) [ILLUSTRATION] L 31 cm
Removed (8), (9), (10) which are layers of carbonate only. Exposed No. (7) which is of hard metal like No. (6). No. 7 has probably turned over after (10), (9), (8) were formed, i.e. (10), (9), (8) are from (7).

*A4201: no. 1058, looking north
*B6049: no. 1058, looking east

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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
    09/20/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Alfred Lucas, British, 1867–1945
    Husein

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Alfred Lucas

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1867–1945
    • Remarks Chemist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.
  • Husein

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Engineer living in the camp