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Friday, December 17, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
Dunham worked on reconstruction of canopy and began sorting out objects laid on trays and stacked in numbered boxes in magazines.
1) inlays and frames
2) gold sheets and cases
a) boxes
b) arm chair
c) chair i
d) chair ii
e) bed
3) alabaster
4) flints
5) metal, etc.
arranging in order and preparing distribution.

Wheeler on card catalogue 1925-6. I began final report, and started Mohammedani on lantern slides of G 7000 X, Bonello on tracing of plans on G 7000 X.

Saturday, December 18, 1926
Work continued as on 16th.

Sunday, December 19, 1926
Work continued as on 16th and 17th.

Monday, December 20, 1926
Work continued as on 16th-18th.

Tuesday, December 21, 1926
Wheeler took the day off.
Dunham and I went on as before (see 16th).

Wednesday, December 22, 1926
Work as on 16th-20th.
I took morning off and had afternoon broken by visitors (Professor Kelsey, Professor Westerman, Mr. Bell, etc.)

Thursday, December 23, 1926
Work as on 16th-22nd. Dunham took day off.

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Details

  • 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
    12/17/1926 through 12/23/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Joseph Bonello
    Mohammedani Ibrahim
    Mr. Bell
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
    Professor Kelsey
    Professor Westerman
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 9

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Joseph Bonello

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Draftsman for the Harvard University--Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Mohammedani Ibrahim

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition photographer.
  • Mr. Bell

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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."
  • Professor Kelsey

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Professor Westerman

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates