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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 175

Tuesday, February 2, 1926
Day of rest for men.

W.A. Stewart worked on painting G 7000 X.

(1) G 7000 X
W.A. Stewart worked on painting and asks for one more sitting. Mr. Davies and Mr. Winlock came down from Luxor and were shown the tomb.

Wednesday February 3, 1926
67th day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 91

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) Avenue G 4
(3) G 7152 A

Cars emptied:
line V to 8 am: 44, 8:30 - noon: 142, 1:00 - 4:30 pm: 151
total: 337

(1) G 7000 X
Stewart worked painting until noon.
Resumed work on the masonry in the pit about 2:30. Removed course 2 (from bottom) and swept top of course 1. In the northeast corner on the gebel, lie the fragments of a large red-painted basin used for carrying plaster.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Four stones of course 2 bore black marks.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Dunham drew plan of course 1.

(2) Avenue G 4
Clearing surface debris on western third. Clearing the Saite floor in middle.

(3) G 7152
G 7152 A: Reached a depth of 15.40 meters but not the bottom of the pit. Original filling in north, mixed thieves debris on south. Chamber on south. Later door block penetrated on the side. Limestone coffin (poor) visible inside.

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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
    02/02/1926; 02/03/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Herbert Eustis Winlock, American, 1884–1950
    W. A. Stewart

Tombs and Monuments 3

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • Herbert Eustis Winlock

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1884–1950
    • Remarks Egyptologist
  • W. A. Stewart

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks conservator who assisted with objects from G 7000 X, Hetepheres, at Harvard Camp, Giza