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Wednesday, October 6, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1102: (continued) See A4279.
(i) removed rest of east-west wood on south, edge of box.

No. 1116: (d) and No. 1115 (f) this continuous layer of north-south wood was lifted into a tray. See A4290. Swept up crumbs of wood etc. and uncovered No. 1104(152 - 15) and 1116(29)-(35). Exposed 1117 [ILLUSTRATION] gold.
Swept floor on which are three patches of plaster of paris.

No. 1104: See page 1149 and page 1138.
(143)-(159) scraps of gold and a few inlays.

No. 1116: See page 1156.
(29)-(36) scraps.

*A4292: no. 1117, etc, looking east
*A4293: no. 501, 821, etc, looking east

Thursday, October 7, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew inlays No. 1118, scale 1:1, page 1162/1163 (notes).

No. 1117: See page 1149 and A4292.
Object of solid gold, lay flat side up in surface of floor dust. [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1116: See A4292.
(37)-(39) patches of plaster on rock.
(40) plaster and floor dust.

No. 1077: See A4291.
Cut sections (d), (f), (g), (h) through upper layers. It became clear that 1077 was an empty basket with lid, thrown upside down on floor. [ILLUSTRATION]

*A4296: no. 1077, looking east

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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
    10/06/1926; 10/07/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

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."