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Thursday, November 11, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 1418: continued
(26) white plaster [ILLUSTRATION]
see also (134),(138),(139),(140)

No. 1417: potsherds, continuation of 1411. See A4418.
(1-38) potsherds as 1411 etc., mainly small.

*A4421: No. 1418, looking east.
*A4422: No. 1417, looking east.

Friday, November 12, 1926

Dunham came over about 11 a.m. and began work.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew page 1468 scale 1:5 being No. 1419 etc.

No. 1349: copper, hook-staple found buried in base on 1417 (31) q.v.
[ILLUSTRATION] and two scraps of gold.

No. 1419: fragments of mud-sealings. See page 1468 and A4421 (marked with red dots).
(1-15) impressed with seal, first found

No. 1420: pottery (continuation 1418). See A4421.
(1-61) potsherds as before and fragments of white plaster.

No. 1421: pottery (continuation 1417). See A4422.
(1-24) potsherds as before (1201 and 1207).

*A4423: no. 1420, looking east.
*A4424: no. 1421, looking east (a bit north).

No. 1421 continued. A4422.
(25-54) and on A4424.
(55-139) potsherds as before and one new form, see over.

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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
    11/11/1926; 11/12/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • 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."