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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 421

Saturday, July 24, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 756: Plain gold band, face up

No. 757: Gold sheet rilled, face down, complete and cracked.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 10.4, W 11.7

No. 758: Fragment of rilled gold sheet, face down

No. 755: Gold sheet, rilled, face up
[ILLUSTRATION] L 16.5, W 11.4
On the back are patches of fine gesso, leaving imprint of fine cloth.

*A4004: inlay under 755, looking south
*A4005: group of sheets and rings as is, looking south.

Sunday, July 25, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan of No. 759 scale 1:1 (page 669).

No. 759: See page 669 and A4004.
Inlays etc, under gold sheet 755, on gold sheet 738 and westwards.
(1)-(22) from K (see 754).

microfilm: end page 421


  • 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
    07/24/1926; 07/25/1926
  • 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."