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Thursday, March 25, 1926 (continued)

[(6)] G 7000 X (continued)
[No. ___ (continued)]
(5)-(19)
(19) was the gold frame at the top of the flower but the frame of legs of bird lies underneath (?) other objects.
It is now necessary to remove gold hieroglyphics (east vertical row) and scattered inlays to west of 291 and 292.
*A3738
*A3739

Friday, March 26, 1926
One hundred and ninth day of work.

Weather: Fine, warm, wind north slight.

Workmen:
ninety-five (95)

Work on:
(1) street G 7100
(2) pit G 7140 C
(3) Pit G 7140 Z [= G 7135]
(4) G 7142
(5) G 7143
(6) G 7150 street
(7) G 7000 X

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 104, 8:30 to noon: 155, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 158
total: 417

(1) Street G 7100 S
Continued the clearance southwards of the street G 7100, removing the debris.
Found: Id in one blue faience udjat eye
one piece of a bronze ring
one fragment of diorite statue

(2) G 7140
G 7140 C: Removing debris from the shaft and chambers, one on North, two on West, and two on South Broken through in two places into G 7140 Z. Down chamber No. II on north, III and IV on west, V and VI on south.

(3) G 7140 [G 7135]
G 7140 Z [= G 7135]: Completed the clearance of debris from shaft and chamber (on west). Depth 13.75 meters. Chamber broken through into G 7140 C, in northwest and southwest corners.

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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
    03/25/1926; 03/26/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 7

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.