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Sunday, April 11, 1926 (continued)

(2) G 7300 X
Clearing radeem from chambers I, II, VII, VIII. Chamber I contained limestone debris, dirty and sandy debris; II very little; VII dirty debris; and VIII radeem of sand and limestone chips with dirty debris.


(3) G 7000 X
The great sheet (Y) runs under the remainder of (Q) to the west-southwest, but (Q) is difficult to access owing to scattered inlays and fragments around the large stone north of 327 west (stone already removed). Began clearing this area around point of stone on floor.
No. 339: (11)-(65) west of stone and fallen from the part of (Y) which lay on the stone found a number of fragments. [ILLUSTRATION]
No. 340: Gold sheet covering from molded plaster. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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 4

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.