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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 252

Thursday, March 18, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
The inlays present two rows of feathers with gold containing strips. After No. 262 (40) end of day.
Took photo *A3731.

(2) Street G 7100 S
Cleared between railroad VIII and G 7140 to floor and moved loading switch south of south chapel of G 7140. The north wall of chapel was exposed. In the debris of street large stones fallen or thrown down from G 7140.

(3) G 7130 [G 7134]
G 7130 Z [= G 7134]: Down 9 meters. Mixed debris.

(4) Street G 7200 S
Continued at edge of excavations 1924-1925. Siftings, Saite-dark debris, etc.

Friday, March 19, 1926
One hundred and third day of work.

Wind changed last night and brought good weather.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) G 7130 Z [= G 7134]
(4) G 7140 X, Y, Z [= G 7135]

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 65, 8:30 to noon: 125, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 135
total: 325

(1) G 7000 X
[ILLUSTRATION]
Laid west bar (a) over to west along south side of (b), and removed No. 262 (47)-(86)

microfilm: end page 252

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
    03/18/1926; 03/19/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.