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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, August 6, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 860: See page 738 and A4041, B6014, etc.
Gold sheet, rilled, from rod, like 838, 857, fine rills, overlap edges, H 16 cm, W sheet 6+

No. 861: Another large fragment of gold disc 853.
[ILLUSTRATION] D 11.6

No. 862: See page 728 and A4041.
Fragment of gold band, face down.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 3.3, W 1.9

No. 863: See page 738 and B6015.
Wooden core of rilled rod 864.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 7.1, D .95, W rill .5

No. 865: Brown wood, fragment board, L 4, W 1.5

No. 854: continued. See pages 736, 738 and B6015.
(6)-(16) parts of a lily stem like (1)-(5).
This exposed a layer of wood from this lily stem.
*A4043: no. 854 as is, looking east.
(17)-(76) other parts of same dislocated among mass of fragments of wood, see sketches Nos. 2 - 5 on pages 742 - 744 (notes).
[ILLUSTRATION] nine stems

No. 866: See page 744, sketch 5.
Small sheet of heavy gold, four irregular holes.
[ILLUSTRATION]

No. 867: See pages 744, 738 and A4043, page 738 and A4043.
Gold sheet rilled [ILLUSTRATION] L 13.9, W 8.6

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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
    08/06/1926
  • 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.