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microfilm: begin page 526

Friday, September 24, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler began floor plan, scale 1:5, on pages 1085 - 1089, and added details on the top plan same area pages 1039/1042.

No. 1071: resumed. See A4216.
(82)-(90) fragments thick red ware bowls [ILLUSTRATION] with sand, charcoal and some wood.

No. 1266: resumed. See A4217.
(110)-(116) large fragments of big coarse red ware tub with sand, etc. and one fragment red ware as 1201.

No. 1300: adjoins 1266 on northeast. See A4217.
(1)-(6) fragments ordinary red ware and a lump of mud.

No. 1266: See A4217.
(x) swept up wood, sand, gray much, etc. over eastern side of 1266.

*A4221: gold poles and beams south of coffin, looking east
*B6057: alabaster 1038 - 1044 and flints, looking northeast
*A4222: general view, looking northeast

No. 1068: resumed. See A4218.
(96)-(114) fragments large red brown ware jars [ILLUSTRATION] and other scraps.

No. 1079: See A4218 and pages 1039/1042.
Rectangular flint [ILLUSTRATION] L 6.6, Th .7.

No. 1073: See A4218.
(33) swept up decayed potsherds and pottery decay at this stage with a little wood and copper fallen from above.

No. 1077: SEe A4215.
Circular wood (under 1034).
On top of it (1)-(15) alabaster disc [ILLUSTRATION] and fragments white plaster. Revealed circular wood in middle underneath these.

*A4223: general, from southwest corner, looking northeast
*A4224: general, from west, looking east
*A4225: general, from west, looking east (different lens)
*A4226: general, from north, looking south-southeast

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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."