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Thursday, May 27, 1926

Fine weather.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
With photo *A3843 continued removal of No. 487 (28)-(41) part of the wing.
While waiting for the print, we went on with:
No. 484: (73)-(92) inlays northwest of wing.
Print arrived and resumed on wing.
No. 487: (42)-(48) supplementary plan
No. 487: (49)-(60)
Cleaned up wood dust, etc.
Afternoon, working with print *B5968.
No. 487: (61)-(70)
Removed wood, core of wing (486) and removed No. 487 (71)-(77) small pieces belonging to (487).
Cleaned up back of lower face of wing.
Wheeler finished plan 1:1 of lower face of wing.
Cleaned up along wall, the continuation of (Z)-4.

Friday, May 28, 1926

Fine, cool weather.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X.

(1) G 7000 X
Proceeded with continuation of (Z)-4 along west wall
No. 489: (1)-(22), (17), (21), (22) were from (L).
The frame of (Z)-4 was engaged on south and could not be lifted (see Photo *5969).
Proceeded to take up other side of wing (that which was face down, and set it together.
No. 490: (1)-(4) wing.
On taking up (4), this came with it (stuck to it by patina).
No. 491: Gold ribbon, 25 x 1.15 cm
No. 490: (5)-(14)
(9)-(14) were stuck together by patina of strips and came up as one piece. To it was stuck 492, 493 and three inlays of (S). [(S) is a long staff or handle which runs under 490 and on southwards. It is inlaid with small very thin inlays set in]

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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."