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Sunday, September 19, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler colored prints A4192, A4193, B6044, B6047 yellow = gold, red = copper, blue = wood.

Treated wooden boarding in 1047 with celluloid solution.

No. 1061: See A4192.
Removed wood. (a) brown fibrous, (b) shriveled black, (c) shreds of brown sheet wood, (d) mass of pottery decay (flaky stuff and powder).

*A4195: no. 1059, 1061 etc., eastwards, looking east
*A4196: general, looking northeast from southwest corner

No. 1062: See pages 1039/1042 and A4195.
Rectangular flint [ILLUSTRATION] L 6.35, Th .5

No. 1063: Fragments of wood with green stain, see as 1062 [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1064: See pages 1039/1042, A4195.
Red ware model basin [ILLUSTRATION] H 3.3

No. 1065: See page 1039/1042, A4195.
Copper staple [ILLUSTRATION]
Wood clinging to part which was sunk in beam (grain as indicated), prongs turned in same direction. Beam 4.6 thick by over 4.6 wide.

No. 1066: See A4195.
Group of potsherds.
(1)-(33) same types as noted under 1047.

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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."