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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 880

Friday, February 22, 1929
Fifteenth day of work.

Locals: 48

Cars (line XII): none

Work on:
(1) G 7540 W
(2) G 7560 Y, Z
(3) G 7565 (west of)
(4) G 7567 B
(5) G 7574 (south of)
(6) G 7576
(7) G 7660 Y

(1) G 7540
G 7540 W: Clearing pit.

(2) G 7560
G 7560 Y: Removed first plug block from passage.
G 7560 Z: Clearing a section of the debris in room thus: [ILLUSTRATION] in order to examine deposit of debris.

(3) West of G 7565
Removing late graves. Debris of rubble below.

(4) G 7567
G 7567 B: In room, clearing.

(5) South of G 7574
Clearing southwards.

(6) G 7576
Clearing on top of south end of mastaba.

(7) G 7660
G 7660 Y: In room. Clearing debris.

Stopped work at 10 a.m. on account of wind and sand.

microfilm: end page 880

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
    02/22/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7530-7540

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7560

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7565

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7567

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7574

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7576

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7660

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 2

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."