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Friday, March 5, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7060
Clearing south of G 7060 between G 7060-7070 and rectangular rubble plane in G 7000 southwest.

(4) street G 7000 S (south) and Line VII
Gave direction for the laying of Line VII to empty the street G 7000 S.

Saturday, March 6, 1926.
Ninety-second day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 86

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) Dump heaps south of G 7050, G 7060 and G 7070
(3) street G 7100 S
(4) trenches in line of railroad VII

Cars emptied:
Line VI to 8:00 am: 35, 8:30 to 11:30: 73, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: __ basket carry
total: 108

(1) G 7000 X
Removed Nos. 197 - 207
No. 197: Fragments (inlays, etc.) under 190, 192.
Nos. 198 - 199: Gold leaf from wooden bars.
No. 200: Gold leaf element, N.B. no small ovals [ILLUSTRATION] pattern and size different from 167, etc.
Nos. 201 - 204: Gold leaf from bars.
Nos. 205 - 206: Gold leaf from south east leg of chair (ii).
No. 207: Samples wood of inlaid board (167, etc.)
*A3714: area d
*A3715: area c

(2) Dump heaps south of G 7050, G 7060, G 7070
Finished removing embankment of Line VI to wall of rectangular rubble structure in G 7000 SW (southwest).
Removed north end of embankments IV to same line.

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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
    03/05/1926; 03/06/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

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.