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Thursday, October 24, 1929

[G 7060]
G 7060 B: Preparing to lift sarcophagus. Clearing debris of rubble from chamber.

[G 7430-7440]
G 7430 X: Rigging lifting gear for sarcophagus.

Friday, October 25 1929

[G 7060]
G 7060 B: Lifting sarcophagus and lid. Nothing found in debris.

Saturday, October 26 1929

[G 7060]
G 7060 B: Lifted sarcophagus and lid to surface. Arrangement [ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, October 27 1929

[G 7070]
G 7070 B: Clearing chamber debris preparatory to lifting sarcophagus. Found in mixed debris: three model alabaster jars (one broken) and two fragments [29-10-7, 29-10-8, 29-10-9], two model alabaster dishes [29-10-6a, 29-10-6b] and one fragment, fragments of canopic jar of limestone [29-10-13], two parts (incomplete) of limestone [bowl] [29-10-10], small copper dish [29-10-11], and copper object (two uraei intertwined?, !late) [29-10-12].

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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
    10/24/1929; 10/25/1929; 10/26/1929; 10/27/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 7060

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7070

    • 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."