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Wednesday, June 30, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X
No. 612: See A3927.
Lifted wood on rock. East-west boarding, lowest layer over middle of area 604 - 606.
Swept up and cleaned rock floor.

No. 613: See A3927.
The crumbs and fragments in the area of the knife (596) and westward to the north-south wood.

No. 614: See A3927.
609 sub, swept off crumbs, underneath the east-west wood is visible (see below).

No. 615: See A3927.
Continuation of 594. Removed the north-south wood, west side frame of east-west boarding. Cleaned up carefully and found this 615 rested on floor dust. In floor dust more mud pellets.

No. 616: Carefully uncovered the north-south wood east of 615.

No. 614 and 616 represent the part of boarding which fell first. 616 fell askew. Nos. 606 etc. and 615 represent part of boarding which slid down from south.
Removed rest of 614 and 616 and swept off floor (rock).

No. 617: When we lifted the fragment No. 581 of an alabaster bowl, we saw a patch of green copper oxide. On examining this found it emanated from a pile (?)

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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 5

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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.