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Monday, May 17, 1926

Hot overcast day.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Cleared away surface dust over area northwest of eastern palm capital. Exposed fragment of a new Z-pattern of small inlays.
No. 470: (70)-(166) displaced inlays, etc.
No. 472: Gold band, 9.3 x 1.2 cm
Cleared up under 470 (120)-(126) and southwards east of wing.
*A3831: wing and surroundings.
*A3832: rest of (Q) and surroundings.

We can go no further without removing west-southwest and (Q) west. There are a few pieces lying on (Q) west which do not belong, and must be removed. Wheeler began drawing of these pieces (scale 1:2).

Tuesday, May 18, 1926
Hot weather.

Wednesday, May 19, 1926

Hot weather.

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler finished plan (No. 473 - 478)

Removed
No. 473: (1)-(16) part of a pattern of small inlays (Z)-7 of type Z
No. 474: Part of frame of (Z)-6
No. 475: Part of frame of (Z) ((Z)-5)
No. 476: Gold ribbon (14.6 x 1) joins on 478
Drew plan of (Q) west = 477 on scale of 1:1
No. 477: (1)-(4) displaced inlays
No. 478: Gold ribbon (16.1 x 1) joins on 476
No. 477: (5)-(36) = (Q) west (adjoining (Q) east)
The following Nos. were fitted together in their original place: (9)-(12), (24)-(28), (33)-(36).
*A3833

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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
    05/17/1926; 05/18/1926; 05/19/1926
  • 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."