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Thursday, June 24, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed 552b: The wooden core of side bar of bed as far as it lay on 552b. Also other remains of wood c and d lying on 552b.
Removed gold case 552b (the south part of west side bar of bed. Face down as other parts).
Measure position of 578.

Removed No. 578.

*A3910: looking south along wall close up
*A3911: looking southeast, middle part east-west boarding

Friday, June 25, 1926

Cool weather.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan 1:2 scale of wood etc. under 552b and adjoining (page 516) and added details to plan 1:5 scale on page 492.

*A3912: wood near view
*A3913: wood far view and alabaster bowls

Removed 557b: Patch wood and plaster.

Removed 570: Part of middle found embedded in ridge of gray powder.

Removed 579: Scraps of wood along south side of 570.
Swept floor to south as far as east-west boarding.

No. 580: Scrap gold and fragments plaster.

The removal of 552b has exposed a north-south line of wood running along the edge of east-west boarding, and under 552 but quite close to west wall of tomb.

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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

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."