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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 603

Monday, November 8, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1346: copper dovetail socket. See pages 1039 and 1042 (as originally seen) and page 1415 (place after it had stripped down among potsherds).
[ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1398 continued: gold scraps on coffin. See pages 1368-9. (43-48).

*A4408: stones in east wall, looking east (1404).

No. 1403: fragments of mud sealings. See page 1418 and A4403.
(1-15): most of them have traces of impressions, either as the seal first found or as 1199 (164).
Some of string marks:
(1) [ILLUSTRATION]
(13) [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1404: masonry in unfinished cut in east wall. See page 1433, A4408, etc.
Marked stones with black india ink Nos. as on page 1433.
Removed (1-4), (9-14) and sent up out of pit.
Wheeler drew (24-37) in red on page 1433. These are behind the others and were hidden.
Removed (5-8), (15-17), (27), (29), (31), (33), (35-38) and sent up.
*A4409: No. 1404 as is, looking east
Removed (34), (28), (25), (26), (32), (44), (39), (43), (23), (22), (21), (45), (46), (47), (30), (20), (18), (19).
Behind (19) and (20) were scraps and fragments of limestone (48-60).
Swept floor of clean limestone dust (as main floor).

No. 1347: scraps of gold (1-4). See dotted lines on page 1415.

No. 1199: resumed. See A4403.
(177-243) potsherds as before.
(215), (188x) (193) white plaster as (5) above.
(194) fragment of mud with faint traces of seal impression.

microfilm: end page 603

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
    11/08/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

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."