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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, August 16, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 876: See page 817 and A4077.
Two crumpled sheets of rilled gold.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 18.5, W 13.5, W 6.4

No. 920: continued.
A few more inlays were reveled by cleaning up debris under 922 (60)-(66).

No. 924: See page 816 and A4077.
A gold band turned back from original position on August 4.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 18.8, W .6 to .65

No. 925a: Swept up wood powder, etc. under 876 (on 925).

No. 926a: Swept up wood powder, etc. over area marked 926 on A4077.

*A4078: inlay from west edge of 899 westward to west end of 925,
*A4079: inlays from bowl 775 and westward, looking east
*A4080: group 700, looking east

Tuesday, August 17, 1926
Day of rest.

Wednesday, August 18, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan on page 824, scale 1:1, area Nos. 913, 886, 775 and southwards.
Wheeler drew plan on page 825, scale 1:1, area on east end of No. 521 (Nos. 925 - 931).
Wheeler drew plan on page 826, scale 1:1, group 941 (north of middle of 521).

microfilm: end page 458

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
    08/16/1926; 08/17/1926; 08/18/1926
  • 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."