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Monday, March 8, 1926.
Ninety-fourth day of work.

Storm (southwest) continued all day.

Quftis: 87

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) trenches south of G 7100 S
(4) G 7161
(5) G 7162
(6) G 7163
(7) G 7164
(8) Isis temple pit

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 50, 8:30 to noon: 92, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 104
total: 246

(1) G 7000 X
Removed [Nos.] 215 and 216.
No. 215: Was the group of scattered fragments of gold leaf and inlays west of the toilet box and east of leg southwest (i).
No. 216: Was the group of inlays north of the gold hieroglyphs below the east large piece of limestone.
Over and among these a tangle of gold strips. The separate pieces were numbered from 1 up (216(1), 216(2), etc)
Nos. 216 (1)-(3) were corner strips and (4) was a cross strip, and showed the following form. [ILLUSTRATION] This object is manifestly 22+/- cm high, 4 cm thick and a width not yet determined. (9) was also a corner.
Removed [Nos.] 216 (1)-(12), strips and inlays.
The removal of these Nos. exposed other inlays and strips and these were photographed (13 x 18 cm)
*B5913: looking south
A second photo (18 x 24) *A3716 was taken of the group of hieroglyphs.

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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 7

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.