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Friday, June 18, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Treated wood south of [562] and as far as [561]

Assigned Nos. 559 - 563 as follows.

*A3889: (duplicate A3887)
*A3890: (duplicate A3888)

Drew scale plane (1:2) of above sketch.
(N.B. The four bronze clamps indicate a piece of furniture running east-west over the bed, but under the chair arms and at [ILLUSTRATION] to both.)

*A3891: general from north end chamber, looking south
*A3892: general from south edge pit, looking south
*A3893: from edge of cleaned space, looking south

Saturday, June 19, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A3894: duplicate of A3891
*A3895: duplicate of A3892
*A3896: duplicate of A3893

Removed wooden core of No. 552a: Treated with celluloid solution but large part is only gray ash. The section should be [ILLUSTRATION] but no trace was observable.
Drew further details of area 552 - 563, including wood (see page 492 and 494).
No. 552a: Removed gold sheet part of casing of west bar of bed. The

microfilm: end page 367


  • 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
    06/18/1926; 06/19/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 5

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.