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Thursday, August 26, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
No. 978: (continued)
Swept up the fragments of painted plaster and picked up several fragments of same which had fallen under northern edge of 899.

No. 983: See page 848 and A4109.
Fragment of circular band.
[ILLUSTRATION] L chord 9.6, H .8+
The edges are turned in but only slightly.

Turned now to area 904.

No. 984: See A4107.
Wood, the lower edge of a rilled board
This piece seems to continue to east, but could not proceed until the part exposed had been removed.

*A4113: deben rings, area 978 etc, looking southeast
*A4114: area north of jar 748, looking south
*A4115: no. 904 as is, looking east
*A4116: pottery, middle, looking east

Friday, August 27, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan page 897, scale 1:1, No. 904 as is.
Wheeler drew plan page 898, scale 1:1, are north of 748.

No. 904: resumed. See page 897 and A4115.
(141)-(147) miscellaneous inlays and beads.
Wheeler drew page 901 add to 897, scale 1:1.
(148)-(156) miscellaneous inlays and beads.

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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
    08/26/1926; 08/27/1926
  • 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."