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microfilm: begin page 234

Tuesday, March 9, 1926.
Day of rest.

Dunham and I worked on G 7000 X.
Weather continues bad. sprinkles of rain in the afternoon.

(1) G 7000 X
Removed No. 216 (13)-(73) inlays and strips.
[ILLUSTRATION]
The backing was a heavy layer of plaster (gesso?) in which the inlays was sunk. [ILLUSTRATION]
Among these were some inlays belonging to [No.] 178 (the board with flower elements) 216 (39), (40), (45), (57), (58), (59).
At (51) stopped and photographed this patch showing plaster fragments (52). Removed plaster (52) and photographed again. Then removed (53)-(73) and photographed again.
*B5914
*B5915
*A3717

Wednesday, March 10, 1926.
Ninety-fifth day of work.

Workman:
Quftis: 87

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) trenches south of G 7100 S
(4) G 7130
(5) G 7164
(6) G 7165

microfilm: end page 234

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
    03/09/1926; 03/10/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 5

Photos 1

People 3

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 Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • 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.