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Wednesday, July 21, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
or less affected.

No. 726: Deben ring lifted out with 702 and 708. See above. About one-half decayed.

*A3988: gold sheets and rings, looking east
*A3989: rings, near view, looking east
*A3990: mud in southwest corner, looking south
*A3991: general view west side room, looking north

Thursday, July 22, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan of pile of sheets (box) scale 1:5 (page 648).
Wheeler drew two small plans of inlays scale 1:1 (page 649).
*A3992: general view (Wheeler on mat), looking north.
*A3993: general view, looking north
*A3994: Nos. 710, 729 - 734, looking east

Assigned Nos. 728 - 737.
Inlays on sheet 731, south end, see page 649 and A3989.

No. 731:
(1)-(7) green stone inlays from deben rings.
Swept up wood and plaster backing under (1)-(7)

No. 734: See page 649 and A3989.
Inlays (1)-(4) lying on 734. Removed crumbs of decayed wood.

No. 710: See page 648 and A3988.
Gold sheet, rilled, is the western end of 702 and 708

No. 729: See page 648 and A3988.
Gold sheet, rilled, one edge, torn, size 18.4 x 14 cm

No. 732: See page 648 and A3988.
Gold band, plain [ILLUSTRATION]
On top were a few scraps of wood and plaster backing and so forth.

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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
    07/21/1926; 07/22/1926
  • 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."