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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 445

Monday, August 9, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 878: resumed. See page 765 and A4051.
(45)-(74) inlays etc, from K.
Swept up wood-powder, etc.

*A4053: no. 878 etc, as is, looking north-northeast
*A4054: general view, looking south

No. 890: See page 765 and A4053.
Brown north-south wood under 878. A round stick, D 2.1, no trace of rills.

No. 891: See page 765 and A4053.
Small gold sheet, fragment rilled sheet.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 7.7, W 1.2

No. 892: See page 765 and A4053.
Fragment rilled sheet (gold).
[ILLUSTRATION] L 13.6, W 1.3

No. 893: See page 765 and A4053.
Fragment heavy gold sheet.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 2.6, W .7

No. 878: continued. See page 765 and A4053.
(75)-(84) inlays from K.
Swept up.

No. 894: See page 765 and A4053.
Gold leaf, plain [ILLUSTRATION] L 8.1

No. 878: continued. See page 765.
(82)-(130) inlays, etc, from K, S, B.
Swept up, exposing other inlays below.
Wheeler drew No. 878, as is, on page 773.

No. 898: continued. See page 773.
(131)-(139) from K and S.

Cleaned to rock along south side of 521 (north end casing of bed), as far as (135).

*A4055: general view, looking south.
*A4056: no. 878, looking east.
*A4057: group 700, looking east.

Tuesday, August 10, 1926
Day of rest.
I worked on notes, etc.

microfilm: end page 445

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
    08/09/1926; 08/10/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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."