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Monday, April 5, 1926 (continued)

(3) G 7230 (continued)

(4) G 7230
G 7230 B: Continued the clearance of chambers at the foot of shaft, working in room No. VII-into which is broken the new pit (see No. 3 today). In chamber No. 1 a pit was uncovered but no work was done on its clearance.

(5) G 2381
G 2381 Y: Work was done to the south and west of pit No. G 2381 Y, in clearing debris, sand and limestone chips-progressing to the south.

Tuesday, April 6, 1926
Day of rest
market day

Weather: fine, cold.
Wind: west strong and gusty.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X only

(1) G 7000 X
Drew inlays (Q).
No. 335: Eastern part of (Q).
The two parts are divided by a band of plaster. [ILLUSTRATION]
(11), (15), (18), (25), (26), (37), (44)-(48), (51), (52), (58), (60), (63) and (65) did not fit in. The rest worked out in order.
For pattern see next page (290)
Under these was plaster. In the hollow formed by (64), (43), (38), (49), (48) and (66) are fragments of molded plaster like the dividing band and other patches of similar plaster are visible elsewhere in the are of (Q).

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  • 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
    04/05/1926; 04/06/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.