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microfilm: begin page 472

Thursday, August 26, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 737: resumed.
Lifted decayed cloth which was under alabaster bowl 917. Underneath on the west was crumpled wood from west side of box. On the floor, the north-south floor wood.

Wheeler drew additions to plan of pottery on page 607 and put in wood in red. Scale 1:5.

No. 904: continued. See page 794 and page 891, also A4110.
(112)-(124) inlays mainly S, some K.
Under theses, sweeping revealed inlays in place face down in Z-type of pattern (actually K).
(125)-(140) inlays mainly S but some K. See 984, below.

*A4112: beads 977, looking east

No. 977: continued. See page 875 and A4109, A4112.

No. 982: See page 848 and A4109.
Gold nail, hammered.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 1.95, D of shaft .2, D head .25

No. 978: resumed. See page 848 and A4109.
Removed (3), (5), pieces of black wood, the disc-core of the deben cylinder. [ILLUSTRATION]
(4) brown wood part of (1) fragment board.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 9.5, W 3.8, Th .6

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

Tombs and Monuments 1

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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."