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microfilm: begin page 585

Saturday, October 30, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1326: See page 1342 and A4356.
Large fragment gold case from beam.
Long roof beam over 1371 pr 1374 (to it belongs 1331 and 1375). [ILLUSTRATION] Width side a[SYMBOL] = 4.3 (three rills), width side b[SYMBOL]= 5.6 (five rills), width side c[SYMBOL] = 3.9 (three rills), width side d[SYMBOL] = 5.7 (five rills). Sides a, b, c have double cross lines. Side d has one group of four double cross lines at 23.5 - 28 from south end. (1) copper staple with gold overlaps piece between prongs. [ILLUSTRATION] On face b[SYMBOL] both prongs south.

*A4377: group of gold etc south of coffin, looking east (a bit north)
*A4378: poles on coffin, looking north-northeast

Sunday, October 31, 1926

Work in:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan, scale 1:5, south of coffin, page 1348.

No. 1327: See page 1348 and A4377.
Fragment thin gold sheet from 1374 (?) [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1328: See page 1348 and A4377.
Fragment gold sheet [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1329: See page 1348 and A4377.
Cylindrical copper socket [ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 585


  • 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
    10/30/1926; 10/31/1926
  • 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."