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Friday, November 19, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)

No. 1466: model red ware basin, in midst of 1465. See B6094.
[ILLUSTRATION] Heavy load of scraps, bits, and decay of red brown ware, also sixteen fragments of illegible mud sealings, also wood decay.

Wheeler drew no. 1467, page 1552, scale 1:2.
Packed 1461 on two boards and sent up.

*A4461: area south of coffin, looking north.
*B6095: pottery south of coffin, looking north.

Saturday, November 20, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1467 (W): fragments and mud sealings. See page 1552 and B6095 (marked with red dots).
(1)-(14) (i) is a larger piece with traces of a sign or two [ILLUSTRATION]
(b) has cord marks

No. 1469: fragments and scraps of gold. See page 1552 and B6095.
(1) fragment from south end of 1461 (no. 1455).
[ILLUSTRATION] Heavy gold strip with gold tacks.
W of strip .45-.5
(3) fragment from blank end with heavy gold strip with copper nails. (from 1461 or 1455)
[ILLUSTRATION]
(2), (4)-(8) fragments and scraps of sheet gold.

No. 1468 (W): continuation of 1465, potsherds. See B6095.
(1)-(82) potsherds, mainly scraps red ware and red brown ware.

*A4462: pottery, looking north
*A4463: debris behind coffin, looking south

No. 1470: pottery; continuation of 1468. See A4462.
(1)-(60) red ware and red brown ware[?]scraps and fragments as before.

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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
    11/19/1926; 11/20/1926
  • 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."