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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 136

Sunday, January 10, 1926
47th day of work.

West wind continues as violent as ever.

Workmen:
Quftis: 90

Work on:
(1) Isis Temple, pits
(2) Street G 7000, south of Isis Temple
(3) G 7130 + G 7140 back
(4) G 7150 back
(5) G 7509

Cars emptied:
Line IV to 8:00 am: 65, 8:30 to noon: 166, 1:00 to 4:30 pm: 212
total: 443

(1) Isis Temple
G 7011 D: A reexamination of the two stones [MFA 31.248 + MFA 31.249] in the south wall of G 7011 D show that they form one stone cracked down the middle:
[ILLUSTRATION with GLYPHS]

G 7011 C: D.D. registered and cleared out this burial. In addition to the four canopic jars (crude dummies) [26-1-386, 26-1-387, 26-1-388, 26-1-389] there were three small stone pots: [ILLUSTRATION] alabaster [26-1-391]; [ILLUSTRATION] alabaster [26-1-392]; and [ILLUSTRATION] [basalt] [26-1-390] (1/2 size each); also a scarab [26-1-395] and a silver ring [26-1-394].

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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
    01/10/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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.