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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 463

Friday, August 20, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan scale 1:1 page 846. Nos. 913, 951, 962, etc.
Wheeler drew plan scale 1:2 on pages 847-848, including area from 913 - 767l 521 - 748.

Removed No. 521 at last, the gold case of the front (north) end bar of bed, lies face down as all others except 621a.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 68.4 - 68.55, W 17.5 - 16.8
Underneath the northwest corner are the S-inlays already noted and a few inlays of Q. Under the northeast corner are fragments rilled sheets, etc. (955, 958, 959, etc). For the most part, 521 rested on floor dust stained in spots from the gold patina.

Wheeler drew west end of 521-sub (= No. 950), scale 1:1 on page 850.

*A4093: no. 521 sub (950), looking south
*A4094: no. 521 sub (950), west part, looking north
*A4095: no. 521 sub (950), east part, looking east

Wheeler drew east end of 950 (521 sub), scale 1:1, see page 851.

No. 951: See pages 846 and 848 and A4089.
Wood on 913 and to south east, band 25 cm long or more, and 3.2 cm wide.

microfilm: end page 463

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
    08/20/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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."