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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, April 16, 1928 (continued)

(7) G 7792
G 7792 A: Found in debris from pit: faience ushabti fragments.

(8) G 7000 SE LVI, LIX [G 7000 SE 56, 59]
No. LVI [G 7000 SE 56]: Height .7 meters. Built of dubsh and stones. Cleared.
No. LIX [G 7000 SE 59]: Height .85 meters. Built of dubsh and stones. Chamber rock-cut on west, roof broken.

Tuesday, April 17
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 18
Thirty-second day of work.

Locals: 57

Cars emptied, line XII:
6:00 - 7:30: 60
8:00 - 12:00: 75
1:30 - 5:30: 69
total: 204

Work on:
(1) G 7690 A
(2) G 7779 A, B
(3) G 7781 C
(4) G 7783 A
(5) G 7000 SE XXIX, XLV, LX, LXII to LXVI

(1) G 7690
G 7690 A: Down 13 meters.

(2) G 7779
Clearing on top of mastaba. Uncovered pits A, and G 7000 SE LXV, LXVI [G 7000 SE 65, G 7000 SE 66].
G 7779 A: Depth 1.62 meters. Built of dubsh and stones. Chamber on north, roof broken. This chamber appears to have originally belonged to mastaba G 7779 as a serdab.
G 7779 B: Down 1.72 meters. Built of stone blocks above, rock-cut below.

(3) G 7781
G 7781 C: Down 8.55 meters.

(4) G 7783
G 7783 A: Down 6.7 meters. Chamber i, on west, rock-cut, open. Found in pit debris: limestone headrest, uninscribed.

(5) G 7000 SE XXIX, XLV, LX, LXII to LXVII [G 7000 SE 29, 45, 60, 62 - 67]
No. XXIX [G 7000 SE 29]: Found in stones of construction inscribed block of limestone.
No. XLV [G 7000 SE 45]: Removed walls of this burial.
No. LX [G 7000 SE 60]: Height 1.07 meters. Built of mud brick. Chamber on west, closed with stone blocking.

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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
    04/16/1928; 04/17/1928; 04/18/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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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."