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Friday, October 29, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1364: Gold pole case, as 1367, 1368 [ILLUSTRATION]

*A4371: poles and beams on coffin, looking north-northeast

Saturday, October 30, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan of gold south of coffin, scale 1:5, page 1342.
Treated wood in 1364 through cracks in side.

No. 1363: Gold pole case, as 1364, 1367, 1368. Tied cloth over bulb end to save small gold nails. Lifted onto table as before. [ILLUSTRATION] Copper sheath has a flange on base. Treated wood on 1363 through cracks in side.

No. 1364: [ILLUSTRATION] copper bottom, flat length 318 cm, ordered board prepared, length 330 cm.

No. 1320: See page 1342 and A4356.
Fragment of gold sheet of 1374 [ILLUSTRATION]
Two overlapping pieces.
(a) thin gold 7.2 x 2.8,
(b) stiff gold 7.0 x 6.4 Total 12.5 x 7.4

No. 1321: See page 1342, A4356.
Fragments gold sheet stiff, from 1374 [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1322: See page 1342, A4356.
Two overlapping fragments gold sheet from 1374.
(a) stiff gold, L 5.5 x W 5.5
(b) thin gold, l 3.2 x W 6.0
Total L 8.2 x W 7.0
[ILLUSTRATION] (b) overlaps (a) by .5

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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
    10/29/1926; 10/30/1926
  • 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."