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microfilm: begin page 634

Sunday, December 12, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1352: See pages 1601-1605, A4512-A4514.
Dunham took up the rest of 1352, making 11 sections.

No. 1353: Wheeler cleaned and completed drawing on pages 1596-1600.
*A4515: no. 1353, south one-third, looking west
*A4516: no. 1353, middle one-third, looking west
*A4517: nos. 1353 north and 1354, looking west

Monday, December 13, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1353: See pages 1596-1600 and A4515-A4517.
This board had fallen face down to west and was turned over as removed to lie face up.
Wheeler took up section A (north end).
Dunham took up Z and Y.

No. 1354: See page 1606 and A4517.
The lower part lay face up and the upper face down, after collapse. [ILLUSTRATION]
Wheeler removed and set together face up.
I worked on report.

Tuesday, December 14, 1926
Day of rest.
I did no work this day, for the first time since February 5th, being 311 consecutive days.

Wednesday, December 15, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1353: See pages 1596-1600 and A4515-A4517.
Wheeler took up B and Dunham worked on X.
I worked on report.

Thursday, December 16, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1353: See pages 1596-1600 and A4515-A4517.
Dunham finished removing 1353 X.
*B6107: crumpled wood under 1353 X.

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Details

  • 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
    12/12/1926; 12/13/1926; 12/14/1926; 12/15/1926; 12/16/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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."