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Wednesday, July 14, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
[under No. 375: continued]
to be covered with east-west wood like a wooden flooring and on this lie scattered fragments of pottery.

No. 699: See B5993 and page 601 (notes).
Mud fragments buried in floor debris along west wall, southwest of 693b. (see No. 697) On clearing, an irregular cake of mud ca. 18 cm x 6 cm by 1 - 2 cm thick, rests on rock.

*A3967: no. 675 sub, etc, looking south.

Treated wood on floor under 675.
Treated wood east of 621a.

No. 700: See page 601-602 and A3964.
Group of potsherds and fragments of wood over and about the alabaster jars [ILLUSTRATION] WSR and red brown ware.
700(6) is fragment of alabaster bowl.

Lengthened electric cable in pit and shifted the plyboard to the [ILLUSTRATION] strut in chamber so as to let the lamps reach back wall.
Put in new triangulation point (R) in floor of chamber, from (S) looking south - 38.4 cm, from (T) looking east 0 78.6.
Wheeler drew plan of vessels under 621 b and 621a and eastwards, scale 1:5 (page 607 of notes).

No. 675: continued. See A3967

Thursday, July 15, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
*A3968: no. 701 etc, looking east
*A3969: no. 675 sub, looking south

No. 701: See page 499, photo A3902, 3858, 3869, etc.
Inlays on top of gold sheet 702.
Began at northwest corner taking up in order. Finding inlays firm in place, brushed off carefully.

*A3970: no. 701 north end, near view, looking south.

Wheeler drew plan 1:1 scale, see page 610 (notes)


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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
    07/14/1926; 07/15/1926
  • Mentioned on page
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

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."