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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 801

Thursday, April 5, 1928
Twenty-first day of work.

Locals: 57

Cars emptied, line VII:
6:00 - 7:30: 3
8:00 - 12:00: 6
1:15 - 5:25: 5
total: 14

Work on:
(1) G 7350 C
(2) G 7783 'a', Z
(3) G 7784 D, E, F
(4) G 7785
(5) G 7792 A
(6) G 7902
(7) G 7904
(8) G 7000 X

(1) G 7350
G 7350 C: Clearing in pit and chamber II. Down 18.2 meters.

(2) G 7783
Clearing east of mastaba: uncovered room 'a' and rock tomb G 7904. Found in debris east of mastaba: fragment: granite vessel, seven small model saucers (pot).
Room 'a': Built of stone; uninscribed niche on west.
G 7783 Z: Found: four fragments of alabaster.

(3) G 7784
G 7784 D: Depth 5.8 meters. Chamber on east, rock-cut, open. Rock-cut coffin, north to south, in room.
G 7784 E: Depth 6 meters. Chamber rock-cut on west, open.
G 7784 F: Depth 6.18 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Chamber rock-cut on west, open.

(4) G 7785
Clearing east of mastaba.

(5) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing in chamber iii. Uncovered sarcophagus in place. Found in debris: twelve ushabtis, some inscribed, and many broken.

(6) G 7902
Clearing in west room. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/05/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7783

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7785

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7902

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7904

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Author
    • 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."