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Tuesday, July 20, 1926
Day of rest.

I shifted the accumulated sample of wood into the new pasteboard boxes (33 for LE 1.8 mms)

Wednesday, July 21, 1926

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X

(1) G 7000 X
Wheeler fixed point Q on floor
100 cm to south from T.
129 cm to southwest from R.
Wheeler drew plan 1:1 scale of No. 721 wood in southwest corner of room, see page 638 (notes)

Began taking up No. 721: Wood in southwest quarter of room, see page 638 and A3982, A3983. This is a tight boarding which has shrunk leaving spaces between the boards and cracks in the boards
[ILLUSTRATION]
side bar disturbed by sinkage
Removed a, b, c, d as in plan and photo. Boards ca. 2 cm thick.

Wheeler in the meantime, drew plan 1:1 scale of 707 and 709 as is, see page 640.

No. 722(= 707 sub): See page 640 and A3985.
(1)-(19)
(1)-(9) are inlays from deben rings and (19) was fragment of oxide silver from deben ring. The rest were inlays from row 3.

No. 709: continued. See page 640 and A3985.
(87)-(92) inlays.

No. 723: See page 619 and A3985.
Under edge of deben ring 725, two inlays, dust and plaster.

Cleaned off dust from pile of sheets, 702 - 710 etc.
*A3987: pile of sheets 702 - 710 etc, looking east

No. 721: See A3982 and page 638.
Removed wood g, h, i, j, and k. Under the wood is a mass of gray mud, remarkably light

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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
    07/20/1926; 07/21/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 3

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.
  • 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.
  • 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."