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Monday, June 14, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Treated wood under 544 with celluloid solution.
Drew 544 sub. and 545 (page 476).

No. 545: Bright gold disc, D 14.2 cm.
A fragment of S edge (b) lies about 6 cm south of main piece (a). Removed (a); and a fragment (546a) of another came up with it. Under 545a but over 545b lies a thin disc of wood (mostly reduced to wood powder) which seems to be the core of 545 and has slipped over the fragment (b). To the west of these lie fragments of a stick and inlays from (S). The S-stick and inlays were under 545 and its wooden core.
No. 545a: fragment under 545a.

No. 542: (22)-(38) inlays, etc from (S).
No. 545b: Was removed with wood on it.
No. 546b: Crumpled middle of disc 545.
On the north edge 546 (1)-(3). Cleaned off 546b.
Removed 546b and saw rest of 546 crumpled against palm capital and extending under rilled staff to east.

No. 547: Removed wood No. 547, W .7, Th .2
No. 548: Removed wood, No. 547, W .7, Th .2
No. 542: (39)-(41) - (S)

*A3882: discs and rilled stones
*A3883: general view, looking south

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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

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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.