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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 949

Saturday, October 5, 1929

[G 7110-7120]
G 7120 A: Lifting sarcophagus.

Sunday, October 6 1929

[G 7110-7120]
G 7120 A: Finished lifting sarcophagus.

Monday, October 7 1929

[G 7210-7220]
G 7220 A: Commenced moving sarcophagus of [TRANSLITERATION] [Hordjedef] for lifting.

Tuesday, October 8, 1929

[G 7210-7220]
G 7220 A: Getting sarcophagus out of chamber.

Wednesday, October 9 1929

[G 7210-7220]
G 7220 A: Getting sarcophagus out of chamber.

Thursday, October 10 1929

[G 7210-7220]
G 7220 A: Sarcophagus lifting on shear legs. Coming up pit.

[G 7350]
G 7350 A: Preparing to lift sarcophagus.

Friday, October 11 1929

[G 7210-7220]
G 7220 A: Sarcophagus landed on surface.

[G 7350]
G 7350 A: Preparing to lift sarcophagus.

microfilm: end page 949

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
    10/05/1929 through 10/11/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Hordjedef (G 7210-7220)

Tombs and Monuments 3

Photos 1

People 2

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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."