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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 467

Sunday, August 22, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew No. 737 as is, on page 864, scale 1:5. and also No. 950 (43)-(54) on page 865.

No. 950:
(43)-(54) the S-inlays of the reverse, lay face down.

No. 965: continued. See page 857 and A4098, A4099.
(6)-(16) beads, and fragments gold.
(17) swept up.
Under the area around (13) and (14) beads were other small groups which were treated with celluloid solution and left for the moment.
(18)-(42) inlays, K, Z, Q, etc., swept up.
(44)-(51) inlays, K and Q, swept up.

No. 967: See page 848 and A4099.
Wood, grain runs northwest-southeast, probably parts of 951 and the wood over Z10.

No. 968: See page 856 and A4099.
Fragments of rilled sheet
[ILLUSTRATION] L 11.8, W 1.25.
Traces of gesso.
Swept up underneath (= a)

No. 969: Had to be left on account of inlays on top.

No. 970: See page 856 and A4099.
Gold strip, L 10.6, W .4
Swept up (= a).

No. 957: See page 861.
(37) inlay [ILLUSTRATION] .55 x .6

*B6021: Z10 (no. 971), looking northeast
*A4101: no. 904 etc. looking east (p.m.)

No. 971: See page 857 and B6021.
Z10 (see Nos. 920 and 957)

*A4102: no. 904, etc, looking east
*A4103: northwest quarter corner, north of deben, looking east
*B6022: no. 971 as is, looking east

microfilm: end page 467


  • 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 5

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."