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microfilm: begin page 632

Monday, December 6, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000X (continued)
pieces (as large as possible) as they lie separately by breakage and reset each piece on a board. These boards can be taken horizontally and the pieces put together in the office. As no. 1351 lies on top, this had to be taken first.
See plan scale 1:1 on pages 1585-6, 1592-3, 1594 and photos A4497, A4498, A4499

No. 1351: Wheeler took up no. 1351 sections A and B, at north end eastern border, sections marked in red on pages 1585-6.
Dunham took up no. 1351 sections X and Y, a south end, marked in red on page 1594.

Tuesday, December 7, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, December 8, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Dunham and Wheeler went on with inlaid boards.
No. 1351: See pages 1585-6, 1592/3 and A4497-A4499.
Wheeler removed sections C and part of D.
Dunham took up X and W.
I worked on the report.

Thursday, December 9, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1351: See page 1585-6, 1592-3 and A4497-A4499.
Wheeler removed sections rest of D and E.
Dunham took up V and this completes no. 1351 in ten sections A, B, C, D, E (Wheeler from north) and Z, Y, X, W, V (Dunham from south).

No. 1352: is now fully exposed and Wheeler began adding newly exposed part to drawing on page 1395-1399.
*A4512: no. 1352, southern one-third, looking west
*A4513: no. 1352, middle one-third, looking west
*A4514: no. 1352, northern one-third, looking west

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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
    12/06/1926; 12/07/1926; 12/08/1926; 12/09/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 4

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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."