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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 924

Wednesday, April 17, 1929 (continued)

(1) G 7524
G 7524 A: In pit of Room vi. Down 14.5 meters. Found in debris of Room vi: ushabtis, fragment of diorite vessel. The pit has been previously drawn as finished on page 922, but goes down beyond this.
G 7524 D: Removed lid of sarcophagus. Bones in disturbed heap at south end.

(2) Street G 7600
East of G 7660, clearing to southwards. Uncovered late grave G 7000 SE 153.
G 7600 R: In room iii. Found: ushabtis, fragments of copper, fragment of faience vessel.
G 7600 S: Down 12.5 meters. In room IV. Cleared. Found rooms west, open. Below Nos. v and vi, two more rooms vii on east and No. viii on west. Found in pit debris: bowl, small jar.
G 7600 Z: In rooms of pit V. Found: ushabtis, faience cylinder beads

(3) G 7631
G 7631 Y: Depth 10.45 meters. In rooms i and ii. Debris: sand and rubble.

(4) G 7662
G 7662 A: Down 8.15 meters. Room on north, open (No. i). Three mummies in wooden coffins. On east wide, rock cutting, north to south. Five more rooms beyond in I: No. ii on east, sealed with rubble; No. iii on north open; No. iv on west, open; No. v on west, open; No. vi on west, sealed with stones.
Found in pit debris: fragment of thin faience object, fragment of worked alabaster, large jar broken full of organic (?) debris.

(5) G 7660
Clearing on top of mastaba.
G 7660 A: Down 7.8 meters. Debris: sand and rubble.

(6) Street G 7700
[East of G 7760.] Clearing northwards on upper level. Found in debris: two small jars, four faience beads.

(7) G 7000 SE 149, 153
No. 149 [G 7000 SE 149]: Removed walls to clear room of chapel. One of roof stones is fragment of wall relief from chapel.
No. 153 [G 7000 SE 153]: Height .85 meters. Rubble and mud. Room on south broken.

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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
    04/17/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • 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."