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Thursday, March 22, 1928
Tenth day of work

Locals: none

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 10, 8:30 am - 12:00: 12
Total 22

Work on:
(1) G 7350 A, B
(2) G 7792 A, B, C

(1) G 7350
G 7350 A: Down 4.30 meters. Debris sand, dubsh and fallen stones.
G 7350 B: Down 5.50 meters. Debris sand, dubsh and fallen stones.

(2) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 16.30 meters. Debris sand, dubsh, etc. Found in debris: fragments of faience ushabtis, some inscribed, one small brown pot.
G 7792 B: Down 3.80 meters. Debris sand and dubsh. Room cut in rock on west, no door blocking.
G 7792 C: Down 2.50 meters. Debris sand and dubsh.

noon: Stopped work for Bairam holidays

Friday, March 23, 1928
Work stopped for Bairam Festival.

Saturday, March 24, 1928
Eleventh day of work

Locals: 43

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 16, 8:30 am - 12:00: 38, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 32
Total 86

Work on:
(1) G 7350 A, B, C
(2) G 7691 J, K, L, M, N
(3) G 7692 B
(4) G 7792 A, B, C

(1) G 7350
G 7350 A: Down 6.75 meters.
G 7350 B: Depth 5.37 meters. Cleared to gebel, no chamber.
G 7350 C: Clearing around pit.

(2) G 7691
G 7691 J: Down 1.0 meter. Cut in rock, below burial G 7691 G.
G 7691 K: Depth 2.30 meters. Built of mudbrick and dubsh above, rock-cut below. Chamber rock cut on east, not closed.
G 7691 L: Down 2.0 meters. Dubsh above, rock-cut below. Chamber rock-cut on east, no door blocking.
G 7691 M: Depth 0.65 meters. Dubsh construction. Room on east.
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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
    03/22/1928; 03/23/1928; 03/24/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7691

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7692

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."