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Sunday, November 28, 1926

Dunham and I worked in office on records.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
The floor of the room except directly under coffin is now swept clean. The lid cannot be moved without disturbing the inlays 1351-1354 which lie on it. The coffin has been sealed with two paper seals and two clay seals.
Wheeler finished drawings scale 1:1 of 1351; see page 1594
plan 1353: pages 1596-7, 1598-9, 1600
plan 1352: pages 1601-2, 1603-4, 1605
plan 1354: page 1606

Monday, November 29, 1926

We all worked at office on arranging records and clearing tables for use in reconstructions. All papers are being stored in the new portfolio and cardboard boxes.

Tuesday, November 30, 1926
Day of rest

Wednesday, December 1, 1926

We all worked again at office; Wheeler on card catalogue of library; Dunham on maps and plans; Bonello on tracings of G 7000 X plans; and I cleared up correspondence.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
*A4494: general, looking north; also examined siftings of 1474 (see page 1608).
*B6104: general, looking north

Thursday, December 2, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
Unpacked baldachino (canopy) of G 7000 X. Pieced together the beams and made a reconstruction on paper of the canopy. (see next page) Began construction of 1:2 size model of wood.

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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
    11/28/1926; 11/29/1926; 11/30/1926; 12/01/1926; 12/02/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Joseph Bonello
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 5

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 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.
  • 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.
  • Joseph Bonello

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Draftsman for the Harvard University--Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • 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."