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Saturday, August 14, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
*A4070: nos. 542, 842, etc place of 911, looking east
*A4071: no. 775, place of 776, etc, looking east
*A4072: group 700, looking east, western half of group.

Wheeler drew group, between place of 776 and that of 911, scale 1:2, see page 803 (includes edge of sheet 899, alabaster bowl 775, and fragments of gold including 885, 886, etc., 876.
Wheeler drew inlays on alabaster bowl (No. 846 continued), scale 1:1, see page 804.
No. 916=846 continued.

No. 737: continued from notes page 796. See page 776 and A4067.
Removed the east-west layer (traces only) of wood on northern edge of box. This is the "floor wood" found further north and ends at 71 cm from south wall of chamber, rests on rock or limestone dust. At 65 cm from south wall, begins the north-south layer of wood also resting on rock (or floor dust). The northern third is visible but the southern two-thirds is covered by brown wood north-south, resting on 2 - 5 cm of decayed cloth. Began removing the western part of the higher layer of brown north-south wood over southern two-thirds of area and found under it 2 - 5 cm of decayed cloth tightly compressed. Under this on floor the north-south lower layer continues. See A4074.

No. 916: Continues 909 and 846, inlays, etc. on alabaster bowl 775.
(1) ring beads.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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Details

  • 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
    08/14/1926
  • 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."