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Thursday, July 15, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed group 1 of row 3 and border 3
No. 701a group 2 of row 3 and border 3
group (1) of row 2, and border 2
adjoining part of row 1, and border
group 2 of row 2 and border
adjoining part of row 1 and border
The gold frame is very fragile black patinated silvery gold.
Removed No. 701b (displaced) (A3970) belong to group 3 of row 2.
No. 701c (displaced) (A3970) belong to group 4 of row 2.

Brushed off Nos. 703, 705, and 707.

Resumed No. 675 (327)-(329)
Brushed up scraps treated wood with celluloid solution.

*B5997: no. 701 sub wood and plaster, looking south
*A3971: nos. 701 and 703, looking east
*A3972: nos. 703 and 705, looking east

microfilm: end page 405


  • 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
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of King Snefru, founder of Egypt’s Fourth Dynasty, and mother of King Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid. Her burial was hidden in a secret chamber (labeled G 7000 X) nearly 90 feet underground, and contained beautiful pieces of gilded and inlaid wooden furniture, silver jewelry, and a large alabaster sarcophagus that was found to be mysteriously empty.

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.