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Saturday, August 28, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 966: See page 906 and A4119.
Rilled sheet (fine)
[ILLUSTRATION] L 19.6, W 3.1

No. 997: See page 907 and A4117.
Appears on top of 904(230) but turns around to north and under that piece found fragments of rilled sheet.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 12.6, W 1.0

No. 904: resumed. See page 907 and A4117.
(230)-(280) wood and inlays.
(230), (231), (232) and (257) wood powder coagulated with celluloid solution, in the mass are embedded beads, etc.
The inlays are mostly from S-pattern.

No. 825: See page 907 and A4117.
Rilled sheet

No. 807: on page 901 and A4108 (etc.).
Circular band, nearly complete.
[ILLUSTRATION] D ca. 9 cm, H .7
Edges turned in, top and bottom.

Turned No. 801 back to east for photo.

*A4120: no. 904 as is, looking east
*A4121: no. 988 as is, looking south

Sunday, August 29, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew No. 988 as is scale, 1:1 on page 917.
Wheeler drew western part of 904 as is, scale 1:1 on page 918.

No. 904: resumed. See page 907 and A4120.
(287)-(305) inlays displaced from K and S. See page 918 and A4120 (306) to (394). This was a compressed layer of inlays (mostly S) and brown wood powder resting on floor dust. But on one spot a fragment of staff (S) was preserved - as follows

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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
    08/28/1926; 08/29/1926
  • 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."