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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 927

Friday, April 19, 1929
Sixty-second day of work.

Locals: 58

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:40 - 8:00: 45, 45
8:30 - 12:00: 66, 54
1:45 - 5:25: 70, 72
totals: 181, 171
total: 352

Work on:
(1) G 7524 A, D
(2) G 7600 S
(3) G 7652 A
(4) G 7660 A
(5) G 7661 A
(6) G 7662
(7) G 7700
(8) G 7000 SE 155, 156

(1) G 7524
G 7524 A: In Room vii. Found: four canopic jars with head-shaped lids, inscribed, one pottery canopic (?) jar, large number of ushabtis inscribed, lumps of resinous substance.
G 7524 D: Cleared debris in sarcophagus.

(2) Street G 7600
East of G 7660, clearing southward. Uncovered small stone mastaba G 7662 and late grave G 7000 SE 155. Found in street debris: fragment of slate bowl, fragment of ushabti.
G 7600 S: Depth 13.7 meters. In Room vi, cleared.

(3) G 7652
G 7652 A: In room i, removed three wooden coffins and bodies. Found in debris: number of late amulets, gold leaf ornaments, scraps of gold, serpentine implement.

(4) G 7660
G 7660 A: Down 13.4 meters.

(5) G 7661
Clearing east and south faces of mastaba.
G 7661 A: Depth 11.05 meters. In Room i (east), debris of sand and rubble. Found: two ushabtis.

(6) G 7662
On top of small stone mastaba, found late grave G 7000 SE 156. Cleared east face of mastaba.

(7) Street G 7700
Clearing between G 7750 and G 7760. Found: quantity of faience cylinder beads, blue glazed udjat beads, disc beads.

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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
    04/19/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."