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Sunday, May 2, 1926

Owing to visitors, were able to work only a short time on G 7000 X. In the afternoon I worked on material in storeroom, and Wheeler worked on notes on the last work at the excavations.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Removed No. 414: (44)-(54).
Cleaned up over rest of sheet (Y)-1. This lies over a layer of inlays and must be taken up before we can examine this lower layer.
*A3802

Monday, May 3, 1926

Dunham informed me that he had obtained passage on S.S. Resolute, that he was recovering but very wobbly. I undertook all arrangements for getting him and his baggage to station.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Removed No. 414: (55)-(68) parts of (Y) and (Z).
(55) gold hieroglyph [GLYPHS]
No 415: Large fragment of sheet (Y)-1.
[ILLUSTRATION]
*A3803: inlays under 415
Drew area under 415, etc (being 416)
Removed No. 416: (1)-(12) inlays from 415.
416a: Fragment gold sheet.
Nos. 417, 421, 422, 423: Gold sheet from molded plaster.
Nos. 418, 424 - 426: Fragments of gold band.
No. 419: Fragments of (Y)-1
No. 427: Fragments of (Y)-1
Under this exposed another (Z) pattern face down, intact which appears to run eastwards under (Y)-2 to its eastern edge.

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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
    05/02/1926; 05/03/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 4

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • 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."