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Monday, May 10, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
[No. 446 (1)-(64): (continued)]
(Y)-2, (Z), (P) and (Q).
Cleaned up over gold bands with dry brush.
*A3816: gold bands etc over (Z)-6
*A3817: more distant view of (Z)-6 etc
Removed the gold bands Nos. 447 - 455.
Removed 456 (1)-(20) scattered inlays etc over (Z)-6, being from (P), (Q) and (Z)-3.
Began cleaning back of (Z)-6 with dry brush and had finished about three-fourths of it when I noticed it was 5:30 p.m. and impossible to finish.
[Note No. 446(50), (510 introduced a new element [ILLUSTRATION] both sides inlaid alike.]

Tuesday, May 11, 1926
Day of rest.

Fine cool weather.

Wednesday, May 12, 1926

Thermometer rising.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Finished cleaning (Z)-6 long job.
Removed 456 (21)-(25) miscellaneous on (Z)-6 and not of it.
*A3818, east half of (Z)-6
*A3819, west half of (Z)-6
*A3820, whole of (Z)-6
Drew plan of (Z)-6, scale 1:2 scale, another long job.
(Z)-6 consists of two registers (1) the upper consists of a single row of [ILLUSTRATION] inlays; (2) the lower consists of seven blocks of which the first, third, fifth and seventh are of the usual double row [ILLUSTRATION] of nine elements each and the second, fourth and sixth are inlaid gold flowers. The total length is about 61 cm.
*A3821
*A3822
Removed 456 (26)-(35) from west, lying north of (Z)-6.
*A3823

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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
    05/10/1926; 05/11/1926; 05/12/1926
  • 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.