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Friday, July 30, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 814: See A4018 and page 675.
Mass under 808 and ring 728. Wood, plaster, silver, inlays and powder. Silver from 728 (?)

No. 815: Gold sheet, disc like No. 806 (probably reverse of 806), two pieces.

No. 805: See page 683 and A4019.
Gold sheet, fine rills, lay face down.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 20.8 cm, W 5.5
On back gesso.

No. 816: See A4018.
Fragments at southwest of 787, three inlays, fragments deben ring.

No. 817: See A4018.
Under south end of 814, fragments of silver deben ring (No. 787?)

No. 787: Silver deben ring, about three-fourths, some inlays in place, piece of another sticking to bottom. D inside 6.35, D outside 8.6, Th 2.2

Turned No. 801 back to west-west-southwest.

*A4023: group 700, looking east
*A4024: rings and westwards, looking east (nearer)
*B6010: no. 801 and fragments beside southwest corner of coffin, looking southeast
*A4025: no. 737, looking south
*B6011: no. 783, looking south

Saturday, July 31, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew inlays 783 (continued) scale 1:1 (page 701)
Wheeler drew inlays 818 scale 1:1 (page 702)
Wheeler drew group 700 scale 1:5 (page 703)

No. 783: continued.
(91)-(146) inlays etc.

microfilm: end page 432


  • 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
    07/30/1926; 07/31/1926
  • 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."