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microfilm: begin page 443

Sunday, August 8, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan area west and north of top of headrest (No. 883). No. 842(206)-(223) and No. 878(1)-(43).

No. 842: continued from notes page 754. See page 748 and A4049.
(200)-(205) from K.
(206)-(224) see page 755 and A4049, from K.

No. 876: Is a large crumpled sheet (rilled) under 842(204)-(224) and runs under headrest. Could not be moved.

No. 877: Gold sheet from smaller palm capital (see Nos. 875 and 842(168)) [ILLUSTRATION] H 5 cm, W top 1.2, W bottom .8,

No. 878: See page 755 and A4049, B6014.
Group of inlays west of headrest (833).
(1)-(14) displace inlays from K, swept off fragments wood, etc.
(15)-(44) displaced inlays from K.
(30) was from row 5 [ILLUSTRATION] the tail of a bird.

Wheeler drew plan, 1:1 scale, of 879, see page 760.
I treated 737 wood with celluloid solution.

No. 879: Inlays between headrest (883) and leg button (882) see page 760.
(1)-(50) inlays etc, from K.

No. 864: See page 760 and A4045.
Gold case, button of rilled rod.
[ILLUSTRATION] H 5 cm, D 3.5 cm, W rills ca. 0.9
(879(50) probably belongs to 864)
No. 879: (51)-(54) inlays under 864.

No. 880: See page 760 and A4045.
Black gold cap, butt of ribbed rod, No. 830A, (see page 712), very fragile, similar to No. 864. Diameter 2.65 cm. and fragments of rod lying about 880.

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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

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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."