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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 13, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7560
G 7560 Y: Clearing room debris. Finished. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7650
G 7650 C: Down 9.1 meters. Rock-cut below. Debris of rubble, sand, and bird bones.

(5) G 7690
G 7690 B: Removed door blocking.

Thursday, March 14 1929
Thirty-first day of work.

Locals: 51

Cars (line XIII):
6:30 - 8:00: 100
8:30 - 12:00: 180
1:00 - 5:00: 160
total: 440

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7540 T
(3) G 7560 C
(4) G 7750
(5) G 7000 SE 130
(6) G 7600 Pt XVIII to XX

(1) Street G 7600
Clearing, east of G 7650, northwards. Uncovered late grave No. G 7000 SE 130. Found in debris of street: fragments of copper, carnelian ball beads [29-3-169], faience cylinder beads, ushabti fragment [29-3-156], blue glass beads [29-3-166, 29-3-170], faience vessel fragments [29-3-151, 29-3-152, 29-3-153, 29-3-155], four bowls [five listed in register: 29-3-184, 29-3-185, 29-3-186, 29-3-187, 29-3-188], seven jars of pottery [eight listed in register: 29-3-175, 29-3-176, 29-3-177, 29-3-178, 29-3-179, 29-3-180, 29-3-181, 29-3-182].

(2) G 7540
G 7540 T: Clearing room (1), and sieving debris. Found: gold foil objects [29-3-133, 29-3-135, 29-3-136], glass beads [29-3-138], carnelian barrel beads [29-3-139]. Cleared rooms (1) and (2).

(3) G 7650
G 7650 C: Down 12.6 meters. Debris began to show signs of dark dust from late reuse at this level.

(4) [South of] G 7750
Between G 7750 and G 7760, clearing street to eastwards. Debris rubble and sand. Found in debris: number of model offering jars and dishes of R.W. [red ware] [29-3-173, 29-3-174]

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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
    03/13/1929; 03/14/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."