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Saturday, June 26, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
Removed No. 586: Patch of black wood east of 585. See *A3916.

Removed No. 557c: Part of the middle bar of bed, over boarding. See *A3916

Removed No. 587: The next board to south of 582. See *A3917. The joints between the boards are not distinguishable. The greater part of the wood is greenish drab (where best preserved), but some is reduced to whitish ash, some is brown and a few bits are very dark. Swept up fibers and crumbs, and then swept up floor debris. Limestone dust on rock merging into brown stained dust above.

Removed No. 588: Next board to south. Same process as before (587).

Measured area for positions of 566, 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602 (see page 523) and see drawing on page 524.

*A3918: area to south, looking south
*A3919: area east of 570, looking northeast

Sunday, June 27, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler drew plan 1:5 scale see page 524 - bed, etc.
Wheeler drew plan 1:2 scale of are east of 570.

Removed No. 589: Patch of brown wood over east-west boarding and over 566. See *A3918.

Removed No. 590: Two fragments of brown wood lying also on boarding. See *A3918.

Removed No. 591: Fragment brown wood on boarding. See *A3918

Removed No. 592: Remains of pole belong to staple 565. Brown wood.

Removed No. 593: Lump of brown wood west of 565. Apparently Nos. 589 - 593 are parts of pole to which staple 565 was attached.

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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
    06/26/1926; 06/27/1926
  • 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."