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Wednesday, June 23, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed 574: Similar mass of wood, with leather (?), thin black metal and inlays. (1)-(26) all from (S).

No. 576: See *A3904.
(1)-(36) various groups of red or yellow plaster

*A3905: no. 563, 564, etc, near view, looking south
*A3906: no. 563, 564, etc, near view, looking south
*A3907: area of Nos. 572 - 576 after removal, looking south

Thursday, June 24, 1926

Cool weather.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Took measurements for scale drawing 552, 563, 564, 577, 581 which were added to page 492.
Made supplementary drawing to page 505 (on page 510) and removed No. 574 (27)-(45), all from (S).

Removed No. 564: A heavy copper stone punch.
[ILLUSTRATION]
The rounding was made by hammering down the [ILLUSTRATION] edge. Left on floor by workmen.

Removed No. 563: Alabaster bowl [ILLUSTRATION]
with decayed wood whisk lay thereon.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Bowl rests on original floor.

*B5989: place of 563
*A3908: wood (N)
*A3909: wood (S)

Cleaned up under 563.

Removed No. 577: Gold resin traces inside.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    06/23/1926; 06/24/1926
  • 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.