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Tuesday, June 15, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, June 16, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan 1/2 scale of No. 542 (south of east palm capital) and also pieces to north of same.
Removed No. 542 (42)-(70) from (S). on and in wood powder under discs.
Removed No. 549: Fragments of wood under discs and apparently core of lowest disc and cleared away wood dust to east and northeast which was part of same.
Removed No. 550: Fragments wooden bar apparently part of 517.
Cleared up under 549 (2-3 cm of wood dust)
*B5986: (inlays under 549)
*A3885: general view, looking south

Thursday, June 17, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Continued 542 (71)-(93).
Removed rest of 550 (see 517).
Removed 551a and b.
General clearing over this area (542).
*B5987: area of 542
Drew scale plan of gold bars to south (page 485 and 486).
Removed 542: (94)-(105) - (S) as before.
Removed 551b.
Removed 542: (106)-(112) - (S).
This leaves the bottom layer (Q) exposed.

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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
    06/15/1926; 06/16/1926; 06/17/1926
  • 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."