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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, March 21, 1926 (continued)

(5) G 7140 [G 7135]
G 7140 Y [= G 7135]: Down 10.2 meters. Debris as before. Working pulley, throwing dirt in G 7130 Y.
G 7140 Z [= G 7135]: Down 8.5 meters. Debris as before. Dirt into G 7130 Y.

(6) G 7240
Clearing top of G 7240 south of pit i. Exposed irregular packing but no trace of pit.

(7) G 7240-i
Pit i (Saite): Down __ meters. Exposed chamber on west, and began clearing it of dirty thieves debris.

Monday, March 22, 1926
One hundred and sixth day of work.

Another bad day, south wind.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) G 7140 Y, Z [= G 7135]
(4) Saite-Ptolemaic G 7141, and G 7141-i
(5) G 7240-i

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 55, 8:30 to noon: 130, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 125
total: 310

(1) G 7000 X
Removed [Nos.] 267a, b, c and 268 (1)-(22)
No. 267: Decayed wood of inlaid wing. Removed this and exposed crumbled plaster of lower inlays, removed crumbled plaster with wet brush, exposed backs of inlays.
*B5923: backs of inlays (face down)
Dows Dunham drew plan.
Removed and set together 268 (1)-(22), part of wing.

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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
    03/21/1926; 03/22/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 6

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.