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Saturday, May 22, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
gave the flower in blue and black faience on a gold background. These two patterns (Y), and (P) and (Q) were on opposite sides of the same board.

Sunday, May 22, 1926

Cool weather, sunshine.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Continued 480.
Removed 480 (55)-(81) exposing inlays lower down in floor deposit.
*B5963
(supplementary drawing at (102))
Removed 480 (82)-(116) exposing lower inlays.
*A3840: as after (116)
*A3841: wing on west
Removed 480: (117)-(162) floor deposit
Removed 481: Gold sheet from (P)
Removed 482: Gold sheet from (P)
Removed 480: (163)-(170) floor deposit

Monday, May 24, 1926.

Cool, but warmer, sunshine.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Removed 483: Gold sheet from (Y)-1
Removed 480: (171)-(191) floor deposit under 479
Drew the decayed wood south of the inlays, see notes page 391.
Drew the wing and surroundings.
Cleared east and south of wing with dry brush.
Removed 484: (1)-(11) displaced gold and inlays south of wing.
Removed 485: Fragments of wood southeast of wing.
*A3842
Removed top side of wing, No. 486 (1)-(23) and set together as was.
*B5964
Removed 484: (12)-(50) displaced inlays (P), etc. north of wing

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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
    05/22/1926; 05/23/1926; 05/24/1926
  • 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.