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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 978

Monday, November 25, 1929 (continued)

(7) G 7759
G 7759 B: In room 'a'. Removed door blocking of chamber at north side of pit - room numbered i. Debris of rubble and mud. Rock-cut coffin, open, with bones of body broken. Room ii on north. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7759 Y: Depth 5.6 meters. Found in pit debris: one jar, faience bead. Chamber east No. I and west No. II. No. I, rock cut, open, three rock-cut coffins with lids, broken into pit to east which is in charge of 'Antiquities Dept.'. Cleared. Room ii. Rock-cut, open.

Tuesday, November 26, 1929
Day of rest.

Wednesday, November 27, 1929
Twenty-third day of work.

Locals: 38

Cars, line XIV, XV:
6:00 - 8:00: 27, 44
8:30 - 12:00: 38, 70
1:00 - 4:30: 32, 108
totals: 97, 222
total: 319

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7340 X
(3) G 7510
(4) G 7754 X
(5) G 7755 C
(6) G 7757 A
(7) G 7759 Y
(8) G 7761 'a', 'b'

microfilm: end page 978

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
    11/25/1929; 11/26/1929; 11/27/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."