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Sunday, March 14, 1926.
Ninety-ninth day of work.

The storm shifting from north to southwest and back and forth continued during the night. About 4 o'clock in the morning there was heavy rain with thunder and lightening lasting until six a.m. This has been a most disagreeable winter with an extraordinary amount of south-northwest wind and rain.
Storm dying down towards dark.

Workmen:
Quftis: 95

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) G 7130
(4) G 7130 Y [= G 7133]
(5) street G 7200 S
(6) north end of G 7240
(7) G 7165, G 7166

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: no work on account of storm,
8:30 to noon: 94, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 108
total: 202
Line VIII to 8:00 am: no work on account of storm,
8:30 to noon: 40, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 47
total: 87
grand total: 289

(1) G 7000 X
Took Photo *A3722
Removed Nos. 241 - 243.
*B5920: after 241
These were group of inlays and gold strips lying under 216 etc. They were in the greatest confusion and came from at least three separate articles.
It was now clear that the inlays to the west of the last name should be dealt with next. They appear to run under the larger pieces to the south.
*A3723
Removed [Nos.] 244 and 245 (cf. 220, 226, 227, 229).
[ILLUSTRATION]
Wood (decayed) underneath.
[see photo A3724 taken March 15]

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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
    03/14/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 8

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.