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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, November 15, 1926 (continued)

(1)G 7000 X (continued)
No. 1407 continued
3) side staple, side (d) at 46.-48. indicated by dent in rim
4) side staple, side (d) at 84.2-86.5 indicated by dent in rim
5) side staple, side (d) at 121.4-123.9 indicated by dent in rim
6) side staple, side (d) at 159.7-161.9 indicated by dent in rim
7) side staple, side (d) at 196.7-198.9 staple still in place

Inside on bottom, on sides and especially at base of copper nails, scraps of cloth sticking to copper. This thin layer of cloth was between wooden beam and copper.
At the joints in copper sheath, the end of the northern piece overlaps the end of the southern in both cases.
Packed 1407 on board and sent up.

*A4441: beams behind coffin, looking south
*A4442: beams, etc. south of coffin, looking north northeast

Wheeler drew page 1509-1510: cloth and boxes on floor of southeast quarter [ILLUSTRATION] scale 1:5 (c.f. Photograph A4439)

No. 1405: resumed (see yesterday).


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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
  • 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."