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Friday, April 2, 1926 (continued)

(2) G 7230
G 7230 B: Continued the removal of filling from the pit, and breaking of the large stones fallen into it. Down 12.4 meters.

(3) G 7000 X
Finished removing inlays. etc on bar.
Nos. 324: (11)-(31) from (X), (Y) and (Q) and (W).
Among them were two gold hieroglyphs (H), (27) [GLYPHS] and (28) [GLYPHS].

Drew 325, a group of wing inlays south of east end of bar [ILLUSTRATION] 327, a continuation of No.__. These are from the top layer of wing inlays.
No. 325: (1)-(23).
No. 325: (24)-(34) cleared away crumbled plaster and wood which formed the core of the wing and exposed the other side of wing (inlays face down)

Drew inlays face down (wing). No. 326.
Removed [No.] 326 (1)-(23), lower side of wing.
(16)-(23) are miscellaneous gold strips.

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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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

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.