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Monday, July 19, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Wheeler drew plan 1:1 scale of 707 and 709, see page 633 (notes).

Removed No. 716: See page 633 and A3981 and B6002.
Ivory box button, lies over S-pattern (row 4) of 701 etc, under 704 and over 708. Lies face up [ILLUSTRATION]

Resumed No. 707(92)-(128):
row 4 of board, see July 15, one-half element, two complete elements and half element in order. Underneath and on sides lay dislocated Nos. (129)-(138) from row 3 and borders.

Removed No.704: Gold sheet, rilled, 19.4 x 14 cm.
Underneath 702 and 708 are seen to be of one sheet torn across, under 702b are more inlays of 707 fallen on 708a.

Resumed No. 709: See page 633 and B6002.
(35)-(86) from row 3, 4, and 5. Brushed up rubbish and exposed more inlays.

Treated wood (no. 721) in southwest quarter of room with celluloid solution.

*A3985: nos. 702, 708, looking east
*A3986: gold box, 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."