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Tuesday, February 23, 1926.
Day of rest.

Dunham and I worked on
(1) G 7000 X
Dunham and I removed Nos. 131 - 144.
Nos. 131 - 135: Five alabaster disc lids inscribed
Nos. 136, 137: Two alabaster toilet jars with handle
Nos. 138 - 143: Six alabaster cylinder jars
No. 144: Long copper ointment spoon

Lid 131-[GLYPHS] belongs to jar 142 [ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS]
Lid 132-[GLYPHS] belongs to jar 138 [ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS]
Lid 133-[GLYPHS] belongs to jar 143 [ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS]
Lid 134-[GLYPHS] belongs to jar 140 [ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS]
Lid 135-[GLYPHS] belongs to jar 139 [ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS]
Jar 136-[ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS], cf. models from cemetery, no lid.
Jar 137-[ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS], cf. models, no lid.
Jar 141-[ILLUSTRATION] incised [GLYPHS], no lid.
Thus three lids are missing and are not visible anywhere in the vicinity of the rest. All jars were in a wooden box.
[ILLUSTRATION]
*A3703
In the afternoon D put in a wooden support in northwest corner of chamber to hold a big lamp high up.

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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
    02/23/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.