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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, October 13, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan of group of implements etc. in the area of No. 1118, also inlays, scale 1:1, pages 1219 and 1220 (notes).

No. 1118: resumed. See pages 1219/1220 and A4311.
(670)-(744) inlays as No. 701 etc, some beads.
This cleared off the bowl 1145 and the gold sheet 1154

No. 1154: See 1219/1220 and A4319.
Rilled gold band [ILLUSTRATION]
This sheet was folded and pushed under sarcophagus over copper 1150.

*A4313: no. 1118 and group, looking east

No. 1145: See pages 1219/1220 and A4313.
Gold cups (model basin) [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1118: See pages 1219/1220.
Inside No. 1146.
(745)-(750) scrap of gold and beads.
(746) [ILLUSTRATION]
(747) [ILLUSTRATION]
(748) [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 1146: See pages 1219/1220 and A4313.
Gold cup exactly like No. 1145, D mouth 8.2, D base 3.6, H 2.4

No. 1120: See pages 1219/1220 and A4313.
Gold implement (razor?) [ILLUSTRATION] sharpened edge (filed?) on both sides.
The faces (especially that which was down) are polished.

No. 1149: See pages 1219/1220 and A4313.
Gold implement (razor?) exactly like No. 1120, L of blade 8.05, W 4.65 - 4.75, tang on back 1.3, outside 2.1+

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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
    10/13/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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."