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Tuesday, September 28, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, September 29, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler added 1077, 1092 - 1096 to plan, 1:5 scale, pages 1085/1088.

No. 1300: Deposit in southeast corner of chamber, see pages 1039/1042 and A4211. (a) removed the tumbled fragments of wood and also the dust on the surface. Revealed a layer of "gray muck" about 8 - 10 cm deep. Along the south and east walls, is a space about 3 cm wide filled with jumbled fragments of wood. On floor on west, north-south wood from box 4 continues to east.

Treated wood lying on 1092 - 1096 with celluloid solution.

No. 1078: See A4253.
(51) fragments thick red ware basin.
(52) fragment large red ware bowl.

No. 1090: See A4253.
Bowl broken in place, removed fragment (6).

*A4256: group south of coffin, looking northeast
*A4257: general, looking north-northeast wide lens
*A4258: general, looking north-northeast wide lens
*B6065: no. 1300, looking east

No. 1097: See A4243.
Area under 1074 - 1075 - 1076.
(1)-(18) miscellaneous fragments of potsherds.
(19) swept up area west of north-south wood on western edge of this area.

*A4259: general, looking north-northeast wide lens

No. 1300: See B6065
(7) fragment limestone,
(8) fragments large red ware bowl.
(b) removed "gray muck" along south wall,
(c) cleared off the higher part (enclosed in blue on B6065) where the box and the cloth has been pushed up by the collapse of pile of pottery on the north.

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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
    09/28/1926; 09/29/1926
  • 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."