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Sunday, October 3, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1104: See page 1137 and A4277.
Area 899 sub.
(1)-(25) inlays from deben rings.
(26) fragments wood.
(27)-(28) inlays from deben rings.
(29)-(30) two small fragments gold.

No. 1106: See page 1037 and A4277.
Ivory bracelets. Two (or more) lie broken beside and under the silver object (No. 1105).
(11)-(13) on October 4th.

No. 1107: See page 1037 and A4277.
Fragments from edge of gold sheet (rilled?) [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1105: See page 1137 and A4277.
Boat-shaped object of silver, one side bent in [ILLUSTRATION]
Inside was some wood and 1106(9) and 1104(31 - 33)

No. 1104: continued. See page 1137 and A4277.
(31)-(43) inlays, scraps of gold, plaster, etc.
Proceeded to sweep up areas (a) and (b) (bits of wood, plaster, also loose beads, etc.)

*A4282: no. 1104 (a), (b), looking east, close up

Monday, October 4, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan of No. 1104 on page 1145, scale 1:1.

Treated wood on 1077 and beads in 1104.

No. 1104: resumed. See page 1145 and A4282.
(44)-(62) inlays from deben rings, etc.
(63)-(69) scraps of gold, etc.

microfilm: end page 542


  • 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
    10/03/1926; 10/04/1926
  • 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."