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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 409

Sunday, July 18, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 707: continued. sub. 619 (notes) and B5998.
(63)-(66) from border
(67) from row 3

*B6000: no. 707 as is, looking east
Wheeler drew south end of 707 as is, scale 1:1, page 627 (notes)

No. 709: These are entirely displaced inlays which have slid down to west over 710.
(1 - 34) mainly from hieroglyphics of row 5

*B6001: no. 707, looking east

Brushed up fragments wood and plaster over 709 and exposed more displaced inlays.

No. 707: continued. See page 627 and B6000.
(80)-(83) in place [ILLUSTRATION]
(68)-(90) from row 5 and border.
There remains now a large part of row 4 of this design intact under 707(1)-(90). There were cleaned.

No. 683d: The wood on No. 696, west end of end bar of bed, plaster, wood ash, brown wood, removed.

No. 695: Southwest palm capital, gold case, wooden core inside carved to form of gold, but shrunk and affected by fungus, appears to have been a square tenon on end. [ILLUSTRATION].

No. 696: Gold sheet of end bar of bed (= carry chair), face down.
It is evident that there were two

microfilm: end page 409


  • 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
  • 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."