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Friday, April 9, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7230
G 7230 B: Clearing debris from room Vii, which leads direct into the foot of a later shaft. 3 meters higher up in this shaft is a small recess, on the west side. Shaft 17.05 meters deep.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7300 X
Clearing the filling from shaft, the top of a doorway was uncovered on the south. Down 11.55 meters. For position of pit see "Friday, April 9, 1926 2) G 7200" page 245.

(5) G 7000 X
Removed the displaced inlays and fragments north of 335 and 336, No. 337 (1)-(36).
*A3762: showing plaster backing of 335 and 336, etc.
Removed molded plaster 337 (38) [ILLUSTRATION] H 5.9
Cleared away crumbled plaster and decayed wood under 335 and 336, exposing great sheet of gold (Y) with inlays. This appears to be other side of 335 and 336. Removed molded band of plaster between 335 and 336. All this molded plaster had probably been covered with gold.
*A3763

Saturday, April 10th 1926.
One-hundred and twenty-second day of work.

Weather: fine, warm.
Barometer 29.80" steady.
Temperature Maximum: 78 degrees F.
Temperature Minimum: 65 degrees F.

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7300 X
(3) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15: 80, 8:45 to 12:00: 132, 1:15 - 5:00: 84
total: 296

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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
    04/09/1926; 04/10/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 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.