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Monday, April 26, 1926 (continued)

(8) G 7000 X
Drew inlays along west wall (edge of board (Z)).
Removed No. 407: (1)-(33) mostly edge of board (Z).
*B5956: inlays under 407(1)-(33)
Drew plan of whole area from west wall to great sheet.
Removed No. 408: (1)-(20) inlays under and east of 407.
No. 409: Gold band, 18.5 x 1.3 cm, one edge toward up and the other down.
No. 408: (21)-(39) from (W), (Y) and (Z).

Sunday, April 25, 1926 (see page 326)

(7) G 7000 X
Drew area along west wall, after cleaning.
*A3792
Removed No. 405: (1)-(52) miscellaneous (Z)-4, (Z)-5, (Q), etc.
No. 406: Board gold band edge of (Z)-3, 10 x 2.5 cm
No. 405: (53)-(79) mostly (Z)
D.D. stopped at noon to leave for Boston on Wednesday.
*A3793
Cleaned up layer under 405 and drew 407.
*A3794

Tuesday, April 27, 1926
Day of rest.
Work standing over till Wednesday.
Weather: fine, cooler

Wednesday, April 27, 1926
One-hundred and thirty-sixth day of work.

Weather: fine

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)
twenty-seven locals (27)

Work on:
(1) G 7246 A and B, C [= G 7244+7246]
(2) G 7249 A
(3) G 7251 A, B, C
(4) G 7247 A [= X], B [= Y], C
(5) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:15 to 7:30 am: 48, 8:00 to 12 noon: 134, 1:45 to 5:15: 116
total: 298

Dunham was forbidden to leave today because the nurse appears to have diphtheria, and the whole household was put in quarantine.

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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
    04/26/1926; 04/27/1926; 04/28/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.