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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 424

Monday, July 26, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan 1:5 scale of rings and sheets as now is, see page 675 of notes.

No. 769: See page 675 and A4010.
Rilled gold sheet, lay face down.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 17.8, W 5.7

No. 770: Gold sheet, rude rilling (see 562, 578, 740, 741 and 743), long face up, gesso on back but no print of cloth. see 675 and A4010.
Two pieces a and b: west edge of b overlaps east edge of a.
On the sheet were two groups of beads.

No. 772: Gold sheet, rude rilling (see 770 etc) lay face down, crumpled.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 11.7, W 12.25
On the sheet inlays (1)-(4) fragments of plaster and wood.

No. 779: Gold sheet, rude rilling (see 772, 770, etc.), rolled up.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 11.65, W 8.8

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

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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."