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Tuesday, April 20, 1926
Day of rest.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X,
Removed 378: (36)-(46) from (Z); (47) from (P).
No. 387: Frame of (Z) face up.
Cleaned and drew southwest leg ii with displaced objects on it.
No. 378: (48)-(64) from (Z), except (56), (59) and (60) from (Y).
No. 388: Border strip of (Y).
Cleaned southwest leg ii with wet brush.
No. 378: (65)-(68) from (Z).
*B5951: of southwest leg ii
No. 389: Removed southwest leg ii, a, b, c, d, e, but f ran under 390.
*A3781: long frame of (Z)
No. 390: Thirteen elements of lattice pattern of (Y) with inlays (1)-(39).
Removed 389: f (southwest leg ii).
*A3782
Cleaned rubbish which was under 389, 390.

Weather: fine cool, north wind
Barometer - 7 a.m.-29.82"
Temperature Maximum 79.4 F
Temperature Minimum 59 F

Wednesday, April 21, 1926
One-hundred and thirtieth day of work.

A.B. Hawes left this morning to join his mother in Athens.

Weather: fine, cool north wind.
Barometer - 7 a.m.- 29.77"
Temperature Maximum 79.4 F
Temperature Minimum 59.6 F

Workmen:
seventy-five (75)
nineteen locals (19)

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7240
(3) G 7241 A
(4) G 7241 D
(5) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15: 78, 8:45 to 12:00: 124, 1:45 - 5:15: 132
total: 334

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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
    04/20/1926; 04/21/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Alex B. Hawes

Tombs and Monuments 4

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Alex B. Hawes

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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.