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Saturday, July 31, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 819: See page 703 and B6010.
Gold sheet rilled [ILLUSTRATION] L 8.2, W 3.9

No. 820: See page 703 and B6010.
Gold sheet rilled [ILLUSTRATION] L 20.75, W 1.8

Laid No. 821 out flat but found it attached at south end to bronze.

*B6012: no. 818, looking east-eastnorth
*B6013: no. 818, looking east-eastnorth

No. 818: See page 702 and B6012, B6013.
(14) fragment of S. with wood.

*A4026: no. 822, etc. (under 818), looking east
*A4027: general, looking east

Sunday, August 1, 1926

Guards changed this day to permit men to go on leave.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler added details to plan on page 703.
*A4028: group 700, looking south.

No. 822: See page 703 and A4026.
Gold sheet, crumpled and folded over, traces gesso on back.

No. 823: See page 703 and A4026.
Wood. (a) part of No. 810, (b), (c) rilled wooden rod [ILLUSTRATION] L 5.3
A crack filled with plaster (non shrinkable) gives original diameter as 1.6 cm, present diameter 1 cm, diameter end button, 1.2 cm, width of rill 0.6 cm.

microfilm: end page 433


  • 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
    07/31/1926; 08/01/1926
  • 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."