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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, March 19, 1928 (continued)

(1) G 7350
Clearing debris on top of mastaba. Found in debris: faience elephant(?), fragments faience vessel, beads.
G 7350 A: Uncovered top stones of pit.
G 7350 B: Down 2.0 meters. large pit of large stones. Found in debris: faience udjat, faience fragments, fragment copper.

(2) G 7692
G 7692 A: Depth 2.85 meters. Debris, sand, and dubsh.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7788
Clearing on top and around mastaba. Found in debris: mud seal with red markings, fragment inscribed limestone. Uncovered pit A.
G 7788 A: Dwn 5.80 meters, cut in rock, debris dubsh and sand.

(4) G 7789
Clearing west of mastaba. Built of stone blocks.

(5) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 12.50 meters. Debris [TRANSLITERATION], dubsh, and sand. Found in debris: two heads of faience ushabtis.

Tuesday, March 20, 1928
Eighth day of work

Locals: 40

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 22, 8:30 am - 12:00: 37, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 18
Total 77

Work on:
(1) G 7350 A
(2) G 7788 A
(3) G 7789 D, E, F
(4) G 7792 A
(5) G 7793

(1) G 7350
G 7350 A: Down 2.30 meters. Built of stone blocks above. Debris of broken blocks, sand and dubsh. Found in debris on top, around pit: fragment bead, faience udjat and beads.

(2) G 7788
Clearing on top of south and east of mastaba.

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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
    03/19/1928; 03/20/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7692

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7788

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7789

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7793

    • 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."