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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, March 4, 1926.
Ninetieth day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 86

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) G 7070
(3) G 7060

Cars emptied:
Line VI to 8:00 am: 35, 8:30 to noon: 92, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 104
total: 231

Sent communique No. 3 to museum this morning.

(1) G 7000 X
Removed Nos. 193 - 196
No. 193: Upper part of southwest leg of stool (ii)
No. 194: Cover of bar of stool (ii)
No. 195: Eighteen scraps and two fragments gold leaf from under stone on which rested 192, 193. These must have been blown under the stone.
*B5905: no. 192
This brings us to edge of mass of inlays. There are three sheets of gold leaf belonging to stool (ii) which may still be removed without disturbing inlays.
Took photographs:
(1) *A3713: mass to south of coffin
(2) *B5906: inlays and carrying chair from north
(3) *A3712 and B5907: inlay alone (taken vertically, large scale)
Dunham went on with scale drawing.
Professor Sayce visited the trench at 5:30 p.m.

(2) G 7070
Continued clearing street east of G 7070. In the deposit of drift sand were two large pieces of a lintel from above the door of G 7070. The third line is as follows: [GLYPHS]
It is thus finally demonstrated that Sethe is wrong in his conclusion.

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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
    03/04/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Kurt Heinrich Sethe, German, 1869–1934
    Professor Sayce
    Snefrukhaf (G 7070)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 7000 X

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7060

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7070

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Snefrukhaf (G 7070)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Nefermaat and grandson of Nefertkaw

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.
  • Kurt Heinrich Sethe

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1869–1934
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Professor Sayce

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates