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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, February 6, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
came out, the potsherds were numbered in pencil; the other objects were laid each on a slip of paper bearing its number.
All the fragments of gold leaf taken out had been stripped from the objects they adorned, which were probably of wood. But no trace of wood or even decayed organic matter was found attached to them or under them.

[ILLUSTRATION]
reconstruction of floor of chamber in northwest corner as it was before settlement of pit filling
same as found after settlement

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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
    02/06/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

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.