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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, February 25, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
[ILLUSTRATION]
The elements marked a in the sketch are gold leaf cut out and inlaid.
[ILLUSTRATION]
There appears to be at least five of them. 5 x 8 = 40 cm +, 6 x 2 cm border = 12 making total of 52 cm. These seem to be from one board only and for that reason can hardly belong to stool (ii). On the other hand they are not of the same work as the inlays about c above. The bars marked c above are peculiar.
[ILLUSTRATION]
The next step is to remove the inlays elements a.

microfilm: end page 218

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
    02/25/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

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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.