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Monday, July 26, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 780: See page 675 and A4010.
Gold sheet, crumpled, rude rilled type (see 779, 772, 770, etc).
Few beads and fragments wood lay on it.

No. 781: See page 675 and A4010.
Gold sheet, rude rilled type (see 562, 578, 740, 741, 743, 770, 772, 779 and 780) rolled up.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 11.8, W 5.35
On it were (1)-(3)

No. 782: See page 675 and A4010.
Plain gold band, face down.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 8.3, W 3.35

*A4011: nos. 773, 774 and inlays, looking south

Wheeler brushed off silver oxide from 773 and turned it over to east, he then drew inlays under and about 773, scale 1:1, page 679. (see also 759 inlays.)

No. 783: See page 679 and A4011.
Inlays under and about 773.
(1)-(26) inlays from Z, K, and deben ring.
Stopped for photo.

No. 728: See page 675 and photo A4009.
Silver deben ring and fragments lying inside it. Badly corroded in two large fragments about two-thirds. Inside lay scraps of plaster, wood, pieces of oxidized silver and silver oxide dust.

No. 725: Deben ring, complete, but oxidized on one side and with some inlays fallen out. Four dragonflies and four carnelian discs.
[ILLUSTRATION] D outer - 9.6, D inner 7.2, H 3

*B6005: no. 783, looking south
*A4012: pieces beside coffin, looking south
*B6006: view of group 700, looking north-northeast
*A4013: group 700, looking east
*A4014 rings, looking east (near)

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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."