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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, March 7, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7600
Clearing east of G 7670 (north end). Debris sand, rubble. Found in debris: ten blue faience amulets various [29-3-25, 29-3-26, 29-3-27, 29-3-28, 29-3-29, 29-3-30, 29-3-31, 29-3-32, 29-3-33, 29-3-34], fragment of copper [29-3-37], six udjat eyes [29-3-35, 29-3-36], four fragments of ushabtis [29-3-24].

(2) G 7670
Clearing north of mastaba. Debris rubble and sand.

(3) G 7690
Clearing top of south end of mastaba.

Gale of wind, and sand brought work to an end at noon.

Friday, March 8 1929
Twenty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 50

Cars (line XIII):
6:30 - 8:00: 90
8:30 - 12:00: 155
1:00 - 5:00: 112
total: 357

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7560 Y
(3) G 7600 Pt XIV to XVII

(1) Street G 7600
Clearing, east of G 7650. Uncovered late mud brick building, G 7600 Pt XIV to XVII. Found in debris: udjat eyes [29-3-46, 29-3-47, 29-3-51], faience amulets [29-3-40, 29-3-41, 29-3-42, 29-3-43, 29-3-44, 29-3-45], beads [29-3-52, 29-3-53, 29-3-54, 29-3-55], copper rings and fragments [29-3-58], copper nail [29-3-57], ushabti fragments [29-3-56].

(2) G 7560
G 7560 Y: Removed stones of passage lining and roofing, and cut a section out of debris in room for photograph. Debris is entirely water borne and lies in close layers.

(3) G 7600 Pt XIV to XVII
Rooms of mudbrick, with wall much broken, and worn down to foundations. Under room XVII are the top stones of the chapel of G 7650, inscribed.

[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
    03/07/1929; 03/08/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."