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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 911

Sunday, April 7, 1929
Fifty-second day of work.

Locals: 58

Cars (line XIII):
5:45 - 8:00: 64
8:30 - 12:00: 76
1:00 - 5:00: 84
total: 224

Work on:
(1) G 7510
(2) G 7524 A, C
(3) G 7600 V, W, Y
(4) G 7650 Z, W
(5) G 7750 B

(1) G 7510
Clearing south face of casing to foundations for measurings.

(2) G 7524
G 7524 A: Down 10.45 meters (worked last year so far).
G 7524 C: Cleared chamber. Found: bowl and fragments R.W. [red ware]. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) Street G 7600
Clearing street east of G 7650. Debris: rubble and sand. Found in street: ushabti fragments, small jar.
G 7600 V: Depth 3.35 meters. In rooms II, III, and IV. Debris: rubble, sand, black dust, and bones. In room I (east) found rock-cut coffin. Found in room II: number of ushabtis and fragments, neck of small faience jar. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7600 W: Depth 7.7 meters. Debris: rubble, sand, black dust and bones. Three chambers: (1) on south, open; (2) on north, open; (3) on north, open. Found in room II: two faience figures (one broken).

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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
    04/07/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."