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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 817

Sunday, April 15, 1928
Thirtieth day of work.

Locals: 55

Cars emptied, line XIII:
6:00 - 7:30: 7
8:00 - 12:00: 15
1:15 - 5:30: 13
total: 35

Work on:
(1) G 7690 A
(2) G 7776
(3) G 7777 I, J, K
(4) G 7781 A to G
(5) G 7784 R, Q
(6) G 7792 A

(1) G 7690
G 7690 A: Down 9 meters.

(2) G 7776 (see p. 819)
Clearing on top of mastaba, east of G 7779. Built of stone courses. Uncovered east face and two niches of G 7779. Found: two ushabtis, faience udjat bead.

(3) G 7777
G 7777 I: Depth 2.65 meters. Rock-cut. Debris: white limestone chips and dubsh. Chamber on west, rock-cut, open, small. Found in room: head and bones of skeleton. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7777 J: Depth 2.55 meters. Chamber rock-cut on west, open. Found in pit debris: blue faience, Isis and Horus amulet, small object of black stone. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7777 K: Depth 3.9 meters. Three chambers i, ii, iii. i on north, rock-cut with bones of skeleton and fragments of wooden coffin. ii rock-cut on west. Found in debris: bones of skeleton.

(4) G 7781
Clearing on top and east of mastaba, between G 7781 and G 7783. Uncovered pits A to G.
G 7781 A: not begun.
G 7781 B: Depth 5.7 meters. Stone built above, rock-cut below. Chamber on west, open.
G 7781 D: Down 3.7 meters.
G 7781 C: Down 3.2 meters.
G 7781 E: Dubsh. No chamber.
G 7781 F: Depth .8 meters. Dubsh and stones. No chamber.

microfilm: end page 817

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
    04/15/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7776

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7777

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7779

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7781

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7783

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • 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."