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microfilm: begin page 493

Monday, September 6, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A4151: no. 1019 (737) east end of floor of long lower box, looking east

No. 1019: resumed. See page 972 and A4148, A4151, A4148
x[SYMBOL], removed north-south floor wood (east end of long lower box) and accompanying lines of plaster, swept up floor dust exposing rock. (The rock is now bare under the whole extent of the long bow - 737 and 1019).
(25) long cylinder faience bead, length 2.1.
(26) on north edge of box along line of plaster and in box, fourteen fragments of long cylinder beads, diameter .2 and two fragments very thin, diameter .075 cm.
(27) four scraps of pottery along south wall (not in box).
y[SYMBOL] removed east-west floor wood at northeast corner of box (outside of the box).

Wheeler drew plan of 1200 pottery, scale 1:5, on page 976.

Area of group 1200, adjoins 1019 on east, see page 976 and A4149.
(a) removed mass of "gray muck" in middle.
(b) brushed off surface rubbish exposing masses of "gray muck" and few potsherds. The "gray muck" runs under the stone slab No. 1209.
(1)-(10) potsherds as 1201, 1203, 1207.

No. 1209: irregular sandstone slab, flat and smooth on one side, rough and irregular on the back.

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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."