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Wednesday, November 17, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 1450: part of gold roof pole with copper tenon in south end (detached) and copper hook. L gold sheet 114.8, W 11.2 (=D 3.7), tenon L 4.9, base 3.7. See pages 1522-3, A4446.

No. 1451: See pages 1522-3, A4446.
Part of gold roof pole with copper tenon on north end and hook.
In three pieces a, b, c with knife-edge overlap.

No. 1452: See pages 1522-3, A4446.
Fragments gold case from 1410. North end broken, many fragments wood, L 40.3.

Wheeler drew beams behind coffin scale 1:5 pages 1527-8.

No. 1453: See pages 1527-8.
Gold sheet from beam 1407. [ILLUSTRATION]
Two holes for large cylinder sockets. On each side (b, c, d) six rills (seven lines)
b-W 6.75, c-W 7.05, d-W 6.4

No. 1454: See pages 1527-8 and A4446.
Beam, gold case, north half of 1405 (q.v.). Total length (1405) 146.6 + (1454) 162 = 309.6. Total number corner sockets: five
(1) swept up broken fragments of wood lying under 1454 and on 1455.
(2) with them 32 fragments and scraps of gold.
This exposed No. 1455: beam, stiff gold case 17.6 cm wide. On the down side, is visible the end of a cartouche [GLYPHS] in relief.

*A4447: pottery and gold at southeast corner of coffin, looking northeast
*A4448: No. 1455, looking south

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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
    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."