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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, February 24, 1926.
Eighty-third day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 78

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7000 S and G 7152
(3) railroad line VI

Cars emptied:
Line IV to 8:00 am: 40, 8:30 to noon: 90, 1:00 to 4:50 pm: 113
total: 243

(1) G 7000 X
Lucas was with us all day.
The remains of wooden box show that it was on the copper basin leaning against the chair (1), and on the collapse to the north of the chair, fell on its side and opened out.
[ILLUSTRATION]
(1)-(4) remained nearly as was.
(5) rolled over on ground to east.
(6) pivoted and rolled over to north.
(7) rolled to east between (2) and (3).
(8) pivoted and turned over to south.
The box had of course a double bottom with holes in the false bottom.
Dimensions:
L approximately 24-25 cm
H approximately 12-13 cm
W approximately 10 plus cm
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    02/24/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Alfred Lucas, British, 1867–1945

Tombs and Monuments 3

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Alfred Lucas

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1867–1945
    • Remarks Chemist. 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.