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microfilm: begin page 633

Friday, December 10, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1352: See photos A4512-4514.
Wheeler completed drawing pages 1601-1605.
Wheeler removed sections A, B and began C working from north.
Dunham took up section Z at south.
I worked on report.

Saturday, December 11, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1352: See pages 1601-1605 and A4512-A4514.
Wheeler took up sections C, D, E, F, and G.
Dunham took up sections W, X, and Y.

No. 1354: cleaned by Wheeler.

No. 1351-1354 and the parts similar to 1354 which are found on floor south of coffin; constitute a long rectangular wooden box; empty when placed on the coffin, but perhaps container of canopy curtains: as the box lay, no. 1351 formed the east side; no. 1352, the top; no. 1353 the west side; no. 1354 the north end; and the parts on floor the south end.
The box measured 157 cm long by 22.5 cm wide by 19 cm high. The canopy poles 1361 etc. were stacked against east side of box and when the wood decayed and the box collapsed, no. 1361 rolled over onto 1351.

[ILLUSTRATION] [ILLUSTRATION]
The south end fell over off south end of coffin and 1354 doubled up under end of 1352.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/10/1926; 12/11/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 4

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.
  • 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."