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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 865

Sunday, February 10, 1929 (continued)

(6) G 7000 SE (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, February 11, 1929
Sixth day of work.

Locals: 51

Cars (line XII):
6:30 - 8:00: 88
8:30 - 12:00: 198
1:00 - 4:30: 180
total: 466

Work on:
(1) G 7500 S
(2) G 7560, south of and 'a'
(3) G 7660 Y
(4) G 7670 south of

(1) Street G 7500 south
East of G 7560. Debris: rubble and sand. Uncovered entrance of sloping passage below G 7000 SE 83, (numbered G 7560 Z), and a second below G 7000 SE 85 (numbered G 7560 Y).

(2) G 7560
Clearing debris south of mastaba. Not yet numbered. 'a'. Chapel of mastaba on north and west walls are part of scenes and inscription in relief, colored, but the name is missing.

(3) G 7660
G 7660 Y: Down 13.2 meters (from top of pit). Debris of rubble and sand.

(4) G 7670
Clearing south side of mastaba. Uncovered that wall of mud brick running east to west from face of G 7560 immediately north of chapel entrance. Faces plastered. Several rough cut holes in the body of this wall were apparently late burial holes.

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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
    02/10/1929; 02/11/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 19

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."