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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 564

Tuesday, October 19, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, October 20, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
No. 1351: Continued clearing No. 1351, the inlaid boards on top of sarcophagus. This occupied the whole day and was done by Wheeler.

No. 1169: resumed. See A4334.
(231)-(245) potsherds as before.

No. 1078: resumed. See A4334.
(75) large fragments of red brown ware basin, as 1074
(76) small fragments of same
(77) scrap of gold from canopy beam
(78) large fragments red ware bowl as 1075.

No. 1044: See pages 1039 - 1042 and A4334, etc, for load see 1078(74).
Alabaster bowl [ILLUSTRATION]
The outside is not symmetrical but disfigured by ten irregular depressions.

*A4335: southeast corner general, looking east-eastnorth
*A4336: general, looking north (from opp. coffin, on south wall)

No. 1032: Continued clearing up 1351 (Wheeler).

*A4337: general, looking north [SYMBOL] on table
*A4338: general, looking northeast, on table
*A4439: general, looking northeast, wide lens on long legs
*A4340: general, looking northeast, usual lens, on long legs

Thursday, October 21, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Dismounted the east-west beam (No. 3)

*A4341: general, looking south, from bottom of shaft
*A4342: general, looking south, from bottom of shaft

No. 1170: Removed splashes of plaster at southwest corner of coffin.

*A4343: general, looking south, from bottom of shaft

Dismounted beams (1) and (2) and legs, and sent all up out of pit.

No. 1171: Brushed dust and crumbled plaster off ledge of cut in west wall.

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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
    10/19/1926; 10/20/1926; 10/21/1926
  • 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."