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Sunday, April 4, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7000 X (continued)
It was now seen that various displaced inlays of (Z), (Y), and (W) still remained over (Q) as well as a number of sheets of gold leaf.
Dunham drew a plan one-half scale of these objects overlying (Q) in the area north of the palm capital and westwards.

Monday, April 5, 1926
One hundred and eighteenth day of work.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7200
(3) G 7230
(4) G 7230 B
(5) G 2381 Y

Cars emptied:
Line VIII 5:30 - 8:15 am: 70, 8:45 - noon: 90, 1:15 - 5:00 pm: 66
total: 226

(1) G 7000 X
Dunham finished one-half scale map begun yesterday.
Began cleaning off objects over (Q).
No. 329: (1) (gold hieroglyph [GLYPHS] of eastern row); (2) (decayed wood)
No. 330: Gold sheet and inlays of hawk's head (for reverse side see 334)
No. 329: (3) plaster [ILLUSTRATION] H 3.6
No. 331: Gold band, 7.75 x .75 cm
No. 329: (4)-(15) inlays from (Z); (16) from (Y)
No. 332: Large fragment of (Y) (for inlays see 329 (20)-(22), (25), (35), (37), (38))
[ILLUSTRATION]
No. 329: (17)-(79) inlays from (Z), (Y) and (W)

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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
    04/04/1926; 04/05/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.