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Friday, July 30, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler cleared off the upper layer of gray muck, (decayed cloth), contents of upper box, No. 737 f on A 3997. Exposed east-west wood brown.

*A4022: group 700, looking east

No. 783: continued. See page 686 (notes) and B6007.
(56)-(73) inlays, etc, from K or Z.

No. 773: Gold sheet rilled, lay folded over to west.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 20.3, W 2.05

No. 774: See drawing on page 696 of notes.
The removal of 773 exposed plaster etc. on 774.
(1)-(5) plaster, some rilled
(6) scrap gold
(7)-(9) ring beads
No. 774 gold sheet, wide rilled, lay face down.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 20.4, W 5.05 - 5.15

No. 783: continued. See page 686 and A6007.
(74)-(90) inlays etc. as before.

No. 786: Deben ring (decayed), (inlays lost), about one-half and a fragment. Underneath, ten inlays, scraps of wood, etc.

No. 810: See A4018.
Wood and plaster lying on leg 776. A board (?), brown wood.

No. 811: Mixed with 810, fragments gold (3 x .4) and three scraps.

No. 812: Gold sheet, fine rills, on east end fragment wood, gold strip (6.15 x .55) and green stone inlay.
[ILLUSTRATION] L 19.9, W 8.9

No. 813: See A4018.
Area under rings 785 and 786. Mass - silver oxide (gray), decayed plaster (cream) in which is embedded fragments of silver, plaster and stone inlays.

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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
    07/30/1926
  • 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."