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Thursday, August 19, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 775: See page 824 etc and A4083 etc.
Alabaster bowl [ILLUSTRATION] D 15.9 cm, H 5.1 cm
Rested directly on floor dust.

*A4086: places of 775, 945, etc, looking east
*A4087: group 700, looking south
*A4088: from west edge of 899 and to west, looking east

Wheeler drew plan scale 1:1, of fragments of gold on east end of 521, see page 842 (notes).

No. 930: See page 842 and A4086.
Fragment rilled gold
[ILLUSTRATION] L 20.9, W 1.5 - 1.6
On it, inlays and fragments (1)-(7)

No. 947: See page 842 and A4086.
Fragment gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION]
[ILLUSTRATION] W 1.8, L over 15.5

Wheeler drew No. 948, 949 etc. scale 1:1, see page 844.

No. 948: See page 844 and A4083.
Gold sheet, rilled (= 938)
[ILLUSTRATION] L 11.6, W 3.4 - 3.65

No. 949: See page 844 and A4083.
Fragment gold sheet, rilled
[ILLUSTRATION] L 5.4, W 1.4.

Under 948 - 949: wood, northwest-southeast.

*A4089: no. 913 and wood under 948, 949, looking northeast
*A4090: deben rings, etc, looking southeast.
*A4091: group 700 as is, looking east
*A4092: group 700 as is, looking south

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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
    08/19/1926
  • 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."