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microfilm: begin page 575

Wednesday, October 27, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1372 (continued).
[ILLUSTRATION] Slot from slot tie passes through both beams.
The slot ties with scarab end were inserted in 1373 and pegged fast with the smaller copper bar, before the gold-case was laid on. The hole in 1372 was prepared also before the gold was laid on. After both bars were cased, in setting up, the slot tie was inserted in 1372, the copper washer put on and the larger copper bar driven hard in the slot locking the two beams together.
Packed No. 1372 and 1373 together on the board on which they lay, anchored heavy copper parts with string, stuffed beams with cotton and bound with cloth bands. Wheeler took it up in lift.

Packed No. 1371(a) similarly and sent it up.

No. 1368: Gold pole, removed wood (shrunk and decayed, packed in long box with cotton and sent up in lift.

No. 1371:
Gold beam with copper bottom [ILLUSTRATION]
Gold sheet 1371(a) was on (b). Flat length (b), 133.4 cm. (2), (3), (4) small staples. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    10/27/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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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."