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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, May 7, 1928
Forty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:00 - 7:30: 46
8:00 - 12:00: 148
1:50 - 5:30: 167
total: 363

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7540 U
(3) G 7550 A, B
(4) G 7660 Z

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing debris in street. Uncovered foundations of a room (?) beside the southeast corner of G 7540, filling the full width of the street.

(2) G 7540
G 7540 U: Depth 4.1 meters. Rock-cut. No chamber.

(3) G 7550
G 7550 A: Down 3.5 meters; built of stone blocks above.
G 7550 B: Down 3.3 meters; built of stone blocks above.

(4) G 7660
G 7660 Z: Down 9.6 meters.

Tuesday, May 8, 1928
Day of rest.

Wednesday, May 9, 1928
Fiftieth day of work.

Locals: 50

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:00 - 7:30: 55
8:00 - 12:00: 96
2:00 - 5:45: 116
total: 267

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7520 N
(3) G 7524 'a'
(4) G 7525 'a'
(5) G 7550 A, B
(6) G 7660 Z

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing debris in street. Found: two fragments of copper rings, faience fragments.

[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
    05/07/1928; 05/08/1928; 05/09/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

Published Documents 1

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."