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Friday, October 8, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan of No. 1118 etc., scale 1:1, on pages 1173/1174.

Treated No. 1077.

No. 1118: resumed. See pages 1173/1174 and A4298.
(115)-(174) inlays etc., as from Nos. 701 - 711.
(175)-(228) inlays as before, etc.

No. 1122: See pages 1173/1174 and A4298.
Gold leaf, inlaid with faience, name of Sneferu, but written vertically not horizontally as on canopy. [GLYPHS]

No. 1118:
(229)-(243) inlays as before.

No. 1123: See pages 1173/1174 and A4298.
Gold sheet rilled. [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1124: Is a gold sheet, a wing frame, and being crumpled and twisted was laid back to west.

*A4300: no. 1118 and towards south, looking east
*A4301: no. 1118 and towards north, looking east

Saturday, October 9, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew No. 1118 etc., scale 1:1, on pages 1183/1184.

No. 1118: resumed. See A4300, pages 1183/1184.
(245)-(293) inlays etc., from panel as 701 etc., and from canopy, etc. also from south. Supplementary drawing on page 1188.
(294)-(322) inlays as above.
(323)-(376) inlays as above, also two from No. 1122.
(368)-(371) fragments of wood.

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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
    10/08/1926; 10/09/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Snefru

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 4. Father of Khufu.

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.
  • 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."