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Friday, August 20, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 913: See page 848 and A4089.
Gold sheet rilled, face down, original floor dust underneath with surface stains (orange color).
[ILLUSTRATION] L 20.2, W 5.5 - 5.8
On top of sheet, some fragments (1)-(4).

No. 950: See page 850 and A4094.
Inlays, etc. under west part of 521
(3)-(12) [ILLUSTRATION]
Under this was wood and the reverse side with inlays face down.
(13)-(21) molded plaster from Y.
(22)-(41) from Q, S, P and some fragments gold leaf.
(42) swept up floor debris under 521 (east end).

No. 952: See page 848 and A4090.
A mass of silver fragments, silver oxide, stone inlays, few fragments plaster, etc., lies west of northwest corner of 899.

No. 953: See page 847 and A4085.
Rests on wood under 763, gold leaf, rilled rod, fine rills, cracked.
[ILLUSTRATION] H 10.9, W of sheet 7.7, W of rill .5

No. 954: See page 847 and A4085.
Fragment of rilled rod, beside 953 but of darker gold. H 4.8, W of sheet 4.5.

*B6019: no. 950 west end, S-inlays face down, looking north
*A4096: no. 913 sub, etc (No. 965 etc), looking south
*A4097: middle of group 700, looking southeast

microfilm: end page 464

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
    08/20/1926
  • 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."