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microfilm: begin page 627

Thursday, November 25, 1925 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 1402 (b) (continued)
(b)(ii) scraps under south edge (under east-west wood). The relation between east-west wood and north-south wood is puzzling.
iii) cut a strip out of middle of north-south wood and found another layer of east-west wood underneath.

*B6101: no. 1482 as is, looking north

Wheeler finished pages 1585-6, no. 1357, north two-fifths; scale 1:1.
Wheeler drew plan 1351-1354, scale 1:5, pages 1589-1590.

Friday, November 26, 1925

Dunham and I worked in office on records.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1482 (b) continued
(b) (iv) removed rest of north-south wood and exposed east-west wood underneath (badly decayed).
*B6102: no. 1482 as is, looking north

Wheeler worked on plan of 1351 middle section two=fifths, scale 1:1, pages 1592-3.

Saturday, November 27, 1926

Dunham and I worked in office on records.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler finished no. 1351 south end; scale 1:5, page 1594. Wheeler and I also removed the following:

No. 1482: resumed. See B6102
(b)(v) removed floor layer of east-west wood. Underneath along the south end of the coffin, and apparently running under the coffin, is a big splash of white plaster. Swept up underlying dust.

No. 1474: resumed.
(x) floor dust; removed in 40 cm sections, lettered (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) from south. The surface was dirty with wood decay and dust; and in (e) this dirty layer was deep. In (c) was a scrap of gold sheet; and in (e) was a fragment 6.2 x 2.8 cm; in (d) were two scraps.

microfilm: end page 627

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
    11/25/1926; 11/26/1926; 11/27/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."