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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, May 28, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
[in thin silver(?) very heavily patinated]
No. 492: Long ribbon length, 15 x 1.4 cm
No. 493: Gold strip from 2-5(?), top strip.
No. 490: (5)-(36)
The rest was left as a marker for scattered pieces to west.
No. 494: Gold ribbon, 10.1 x 2.7 cm
No. 495: Gold ribbon, 4.3 x .8 cm
No. 496: length of __(?) stuck to 494.
Cleaned up area under 490 496 with dry brush.
No. 497: Fragment of gold leaf, L 3.2.
Drawing of area under 491 497: floor deposit.
No. 498: (1)-(47) floor deposit (as above)

In order to expose rest of wing it was now necessary to clear up south and southwest of wing.

No. 487: (continued) (73)-(89)
After some further clearing with dry brush under 487 (73)-(89) the small mound just south of wing consists of crumbled plaster lying over several small chips of limestone.

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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 2

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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.