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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 438

Thursday, August 5, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew area 775, 776, 842, 849 - 853, scale 1:1 (note page 728/729).

No. 849: See pages 728-729 and A4037.
Inlays fallen from above and lying on and about rilled rod No. 850.
(1)-(18) from K.

No. 850: See pages 728-729, A4037.
Gold sheet, case of rilled rod, fine rills, overlap on one edge, H of sheet 14.4, W of sheet 8 cm.

No. 851: See pages 728-729 and A4037.
Mass of wood and inlays fallen in disorder between the two parts of rilled sheet No. 838.
(1)-(4) from K.

*A4040: nos. 852, 838, 853, etc, looking east

No. 842: continued. See pages 728-729 and A4039.
(103)-(168) Displaced, lying in confusion inlays from K.
(111) is a layer of wood, northwest-southeast, running over the floor layer of inlays.
The area covered is about 10 x 10 cm. Under this, under the west part is a set of Z inlays face down, but the board covers a larger area. Treated wood.

No. 852: See pages 728-729 and A4040.
Gold sheet, rilled, folded, face up, L 13.8, W 11.6.

No. 842:
(111) removed wood, runs under hieroglyphs, also (169), (170) inlays.

No. 844: continued.
Under 845 and under decayed wood etc, were three more gold hieroglyphs. [GLYPHS]

No. 838: See pages 728-729 and A4040.
Rilled sheet from rod, H 18.3, W sheet 8.3 (D ca. 2.6).
One edge shows overlap.

No. 853: See pages 728-729 and A4040.
On top inlays. (1)-(4) from border, dust etc.
On cleaning found sheet larger than appeared and left it for photo (see A4041).

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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."