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microfilm: begin page 614

Wednesday, November 17, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A4445: No. 1483 etc, looking east

No. 1410: lifted on Monday (q.v.)
Measured from south end (excellent tenons)
(1) copper staple at 6.4-6.9
(2) copper staple at 6.3-6.8
(3) copper slot tie at 19.5-21.9
(4) copper slot tie at 101.7-104.6
(5) copper slot tie at 184.5-187.3
(6) copper staple at 199.7-200.8 (on same face as (1))
(7) copper staple at 199.4-200.3 (on same face as (2))
length to north end (excellent tenons) 206.0
(8) north tenon [ILLUSTRATION] L 2.6 top end
(9) north tenon [ILLUSTRATION] L 2.4 top end
(10) south tenon [ILLUSTRATION] L 4.0 bottom end
(11) south tenon [ILLUSTRATION] L 4.1 bottom end
There is well-preserved wood in south end.

Dunham packed 1410 as is on board and took up. Wheeler drew gold at south end of coffin.
Scale 1:5 page 1518.

No. 1436: south end of gold case of copper sheath No. 1407 (see 1408 also).
[ILLUSTRATION] The three sides b, c, d have each six rills (seven lines).
[ILLUSTRATION] With it are five overlap pieces (one fitting on side (d) and one very thin as from 1374). See page 1518 and A4444.

No. 1437: overlap piece, thin gold sheet. See page 1518 and A4444.

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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
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • 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."