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Saturday, October 2, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1073: resumed. See A4272.
(105)-(116) scraps of pottery, mainly red polished but some red ware, red brown ware and WSR - many decayed. Swept up pottery decay under these.
Drew sketch page 1135.
(117)-(121) more scraps as before.
This exposed the northern edge of 1077 and the whole circle is exposed.

*A4277: no. 899 sub, looking east
*A4278: no. 1077, looking east
*A4279: nos. 1077 and 1102, looking east
*B6077: nos. 1068 and 1073, looking east

Sunday, October 3, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew area 1104 (No. 899 sub), scale 1:1, see page 1137, 1138.

*A4280: area 1104, looking east
*A4281: whole area west of coffin, looking east

No. 1102: See A4279.
Wood on floor. Removed parts (e), (f), (g). In (f) the east-eastnorth-west-westsouth wood was doweled into the north-southwest.

*B6078: no. 1102(f), looking east

Wood resting on floor dust, swept the rock.

No. 1077: resumed. See A4279.
(18) an extraneous fragment of wood 10.2 x 2.8.
(19) alabaster disc lid like those on jars in toilet box, lay top up.
Inscription scratched on top [GLYPHS].
(b) cleaned off extraneous debris over surface of 1077, in a few places.

No. 1108: See page 1137 and A4277.
(a) fragment rilled gold [ILLUSTRATION] probably overlap piece.
(b) fragment gold ribbon. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    10/02/1026; 10/03/1926
  • 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."