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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, March 3, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7670. Clearing street northwards. Found in debris: mud coffin head [29-3-18], fragments of impressed mud [29-3-15], udjat eye [29-3-16], [Pataikos] amulet [29-3-13], faience beads [29-3-12].

(2) G 7540
G 7540 T: Depth 11.35 meters. Debris sand, rubble, and fallen stones. Found four chambers, (2) north, (4) south, (1) east, and (3) west, all rock-cut.
Room (1): Open. Three mummy cases of wood with parts of inscription.
Room (2): Open. One mummy case and bones; cutting on north side blocked with stones.
Room (3): Open. Fragments of bones.
Room (4): Open. Bodies.
Found in pit debris: fragments of thick copper wire [29-3-17].

(3) G 7670
Clearing top of south end of mastaba. Uncovered mud brick chapel 'a'. Outside the door is a bowl stand in position, and another inside. Statue niche in west wall, and stone ends of a table.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7690
Clearing top of south end of mastaba and west of the mastaba. Uncovered pit of mud brick.
G 7690 B: Down 12 meters. Debris stones and sand.

Monday, March 4, 1929
Twenty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 54

Cars (line XIII):
6:30 - 8:00: 32
8:30 - 12:00: 58
1:00 - 4:40: 103
total: 193

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7560 Z
(3) G 7670 'a' and 'b'
(4) G 7690 and B
(5) G 7000 SE 123 to 127

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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
    03/03/1929; 03/04/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."