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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 479

Monday, August 30, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew No. 904 as is, scale 1:1 page 929.
Wheeler drew objects in south end of 899 and those at north end of No. 904, scale 1:1, page 930.

No. 904: resumed. See page 930 (and 929) and A4122.
(453)-(483), scattered inlays and beads.
(453) [ILLUSTRATION]
(454) [ILLUSTRATION]
(464) [ILLUSTRATION]
(470), (482) fragments rilled sheet.
(483) plain gold [ILLUSTRATION] L 6.05, W 1.5
See page 929 and A4122.
(484)-(535) scattered inlays mostly (K).

*A4123: no. 899 and deben rings, looking east

No. 904: See page 929 and A4122.
(535)-(540) inlays (K).

No. 987: See page 929 and A4122.
Fragment of rilled sheet.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 13.2, W (maximum) 1.55

No. 977: See page 930, A4123.
The mass of silver oxide, fragments silver, stone inlays, etc. lying on the south end and west half of 899 and on sheet 1000 (under 899).

No. 998: See page 930 and A4123.
The fragments of silver etc which surround the deben rings. Nos. 1008, 1009, 1010 (collapsed). 998 (3) and (4) are parts of deben 1010. On brushing away the oxide dust, the lower part of 1010 was quite clear proving that there were 10 deben in each lot.

No. 1011: See plan pages 847-848 and A4090, etc.
Pottery bowl, red ware
[ILLUSTRATION] D 12.05 to 12.75, H 7.5, D 11.15 to 11.55 at 4.6 from top.
Rested on its side on clean floor dust.

microfilm: end page 479

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
    08/30/1926
  • 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."