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Sunday, August 1, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X, (continued)
No. 840: See page 703 and A4030.
Scraps of wood on 775, west of 776, grain runs generally north-south.

*A4031: group 700, looking east
*A4032: group 700, looking east (nearer)
*A4033: southwest corner group 700, looking northeast
*A4034: leg 776 etc, looking east

Monday, August 2, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew No. 841 scale 1:1, page 715 of notes.

No. 841: See pages 480, 715 and A3886 etc.
(1)-(18) inlays and fragments northwest of eastern palm capital
(9) gold hieroglyphics of middle line [GLYPHS].
Under there appeared a nearly complete flower element and Wheeler made supplementary drawing on page 717.
(19)-(43) [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 842: See page 715 and A4035.
Inlays east of palm capital.
(18)-(29) are from flower element etc.
(30)-(38) are displaced S from K row 4

*A4036: no. 842 as is, looking south
*A4037: inlays south of 842, looking east
*A4038: inlays on leg, looking east

We are now resuming work on the inlays around palm capital.

Tuesday, August 3, 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
    08/01/1926; 08/02/1926; 08/03/1926
  • 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."