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microfilm: begin page 543

Monday, October 4, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1109: See A4282 and page 1145.
Gold sheet, faintly rilled, face up [ILLUSTRATION]
Brown stains on edge. Gesso on back.

No. 1104: On top of the wood which covers this area and runs generally north-south, are spots of silver oxide, decayed brownish plaster, and various objects. Cleaned area under 1109.
(70)-(78) scraps of gold and a group of beads. See page 1145 and A4282.
(79)-(86) stone inlays from deben.
(87) fragment wood or reed work.

*A4286: no. 1104, looking east

Wheeler drew 1104 again page 1149 (scale 1:1).

No. 1104: See page 1149 and A4286.
(89)-(142) scraps of gold, stone inlays, and beads.
(108) [ILLUSTRATION]
(109) [ILLUSTRATION]
(110) [ILLUSTRATION]
(141) heavy gold nail with wood still attached [ILLUSTRATION],
(106) heavy gold nail as 141 but no wood.

No. 1114: See page 1149 and A4286.
Rilled gold sheet, face down [ILLUSTRATION]

No. 899: (a), (b), (c) removed three pieces of wood which were laid back from edge of 899 when that sheet was lifted, see A4286 and previous photos.

No. 1115: The east-west wood over 1104 and northwards. Removed patches (a), (b), (c) outlined in red on A4286, leaving wood on copper implements 1111 and 1113. Another layer of wood lies underneath and runs under 1111, 1112, 1113.

*A4287: no. 1104, looking east

Removed wood from above 1111 and 1113

*A4288: no. 1104, looking east
*A4289: nos. 1115 and 1104, looking east

microfilm: end page 543

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
    10/04/1926
  • 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."