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Monday, October 11, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1131: See pages 1210/1211, 1215 and A4310.
Rilled band [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1118: continued. See page 1215.
(650) beads [ILLUSTRATION].
(651) see A4310 mass of decayed plaster and wood, granular mass, sprinkled with beads. Removed as a whole, swept under it.

Wheeler drew sheet 1217, scale 1:1 (No. 1141 etc.)

No. 1118: See page 1217.
(652)-(659) inlays on 1141.

No. 1141: See page 1217 and A4308.
Rilled band [ILLUSTRATION] (see 1131)

No. 1118: See page 1210/1211 and 1217.
(660)-(671) inlays from canopy on 1143

No. 1143: See pages 1210/1211 and 1217 and A4310.
Rilled gold sheets [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1144: See pages 1210/1211 and A4310.
Plain gold ribbon [ILLUSTRATION]

*A4311: nos. 1118, 1120, 1121, etc, looking east
*A4312: area north of 1118, looking east (east of 1116)

N.B. There are now visible in the area of 1118: mirrors(?) [ILLUSTRATION] two of gold and three of copper; palettes (?) [ILLUSTRATION] one of gold and two of copper; cups [ILLUSTRATION] two of gold.

Tuesday, October 12, 1926
Day of rest.

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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
    10/11/1926; 10/12/1926
  • 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."