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Thursday, July 29, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 790: Gold sheet, fine wills, folded over with back side in.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 15.8 - 16.1, W (maximum) 9.5
On lower part and in fold are other fragments of rilled plaster (as 804) but whether from 804 or 790 is unclear, also fragments of wood, a clump of beads, etc.

No. 806: Gold sheet, disc, face up with north edge turned back over rest, outer edge and edge of hole, turned down.

No. 808: Mass of fragments, lying west of 728 partly on 778, plaster and fragments of silver (one with carnelian inlay): silver from deben 727 or 728.

Wheeler drew plan No. 809, scale 1:1, page 693 (notes).

No. 809: See page 693 and A4015.
(1)-(14) group inlays.

No. 778: Gold sheet, fine rilled, folded under, mostly face down.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 20.3, W 12.4 - 12.15

*A4018: leg of bed, etc, looking east
*A4019: rings, etc, looking east
*A4020: group 700, looking east
*A4021: no. 737 as is, looking south
*B6008: southwest quarter of group 700, looking northeast
*B6009: no. 763 etc, looking east

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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

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."