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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 417

Friday, July 23, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Continued on No. 737. See A3990 and B6003.
The south and west sides sunk down as broken fragments of wood against walls. The east sides fell out on floor, the north sides fell against or on pile of pottery. The box (or boxes) appear to have been about 65 x 65 cm square and 50 (or 25) cm high. The high ridge of pottery and the depression in the southwest corner are thus explained.
[ILLUSTRATION] original position.
[Note - on the back of page 416 is another drawing of this scene, dated "Dec. 27 G.A.R.".]
This theory of two boxes remains to be tested.

*A3997: no. 737, looking south.
Treated No. 737, exposed wood with celluloid solution (two percent)
Treated wood on 730, on 738 and part of that on 736 (see page 648) with celluloid solution.

No. 739: See page 499.
Plain gold band [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 740: Gold sheet, roughly rilled (type of 562 and 578).

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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

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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.