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Saturday, April 17, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7241 (continued)

(4) G 7000 X
Continued clearing tangle of inlays and strips south of southwest leg ii along west wall.
No. 358: (10)-(42) almost all from (Z).
No. 359: Gold sheet from edge of (Z) and top of one side.
Nos. 360 - 362: Gold sheet from (Y).
No. 364: Gold sheet top edge of wing.
No. 365: Gold sheet back of 364 from wing.
Under and behind 364 - 365 were the two sides of a wing leaning against west wall with inlays back to back. Against these on east are parts of the "lily" (L) and over all is a long band of (Z). (Y) also overlies wing. Thus here (Y), (Z), and (L) are over W; while on the east (W) was over (Z) and (L), and all were over (W).
A new layer of objects were thus exposed partially covered with dust, decayed wood crumbled plaster and gesso. Proceeded to clear away this rubbish with pincers and then wet brush.

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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 2

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7241

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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.