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Monday April 12, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X
Continued removing mass of inlays and fragments fallen in beside west side of stone.
No. 339: (66)-(82) from (Y), (Q), (Z), etc.
No. 343: Gold hieroglyph [GLYPHS] from horizontal line of inscription.
It is necessary to clear away the dislocated inlays which obscure the mass of molded plaster which lay under and about the bar 327.
No. 344: (1)-(20)
*B5947: (molded plaster)

Mr. and Mrs. Crowfoot came at noon and the whole afternoon was given up to them.

(2) Street G 7200
Continued the excavation of street G 7200, southwards from the chapel of mastaba G 7240. The southwest corner of the core of G 7340 was uncovered.

Tuesday, April 13, 1926
Day of rest.

Work only carried on in G 7000 X.

(1) G 7000 X
Removed molded plaster 345 (1)-(38) and spooned out rest with knife blade.
No. 346: (1)-(21) inlays, etc. dislocated to northeast of 345.
No. 347: (1)-(29) inlays, etc. dislocated lying over the gold from of (Z)-3 which runs northwest from eastern palm capital. These are probably from (Q)-2. Among them 347 (5) was the hieroglyphic sign determinative of the queen's name.
Nos. 348, 349, 350: Decayed wooden bars lying over (Z)-3.

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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
    04/12/1926; 04/13/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Grace Mary Crowfoot
    John Winter Crowfoot, British, 1865–1959

Tombs and Monuments 4

People 3

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.
  • Grace Mary Crowfoot

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Wife of John Winter Crowfoot.
  • John Winter Crowfoot

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1865–1959
    • Remarks Archaeologist and educationalist. Husband of Grace Mary Crowfoot. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.