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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, April 30, 1928
Forty-third day of work.

Locals: 55

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:10 - 7:30: 76
8:00 - 12:00: 143
1:50 - 5:30: 128
total: 347

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7650
(3) G 7781 B

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing debris on top and north of the cross wall in street, between G 7520 and G 7620. Debris: mud bricks from Roman building, rksh, and stones. Found in debris: faience beads, amulets, alabaster vessel fragment, fragment slate.

(2) G 7650
Clearing south of G 7650. Debris: rksh, dubsh, and sand. Found in debris: five worked limestone objects [ILLUSTRATION], fragment of limestone with red paint mark [ILLUSTRATION].

(3) G 7781
G 7781 B: Down 8.4 meters. Cutting in rock at north side of pit, running east and west.

Tuesday, May 1, 1928
Day of rest.

Wednesday, May 2, 1928
Forty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:10 - 7:30: 70
8:00 - 12:00: 140
2:00 - 5:40: 170
total: 380

Work on:
(1) G 7524 and pits A, B, C
(2) G 7650 south of
(3) G 7781 A

(1) G 7524
Clearing debris on top of street. Found in debris: faience udjat [28-5-11], faience figure, broken [28-5-10], glass fragments [28-5-12], part of inscribed ushabti [28-5-9]. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7524 A: Down 5.7 meters; built of stones above, rock-cut below. Chamber on west; open.
G 7524 B: Down 1 meter built of dubsh and stone blocks.
G 7524 C: Down 2.3 meters built of stones above, rock-cut below. Chamber on north, open.

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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
    04/30/1928; 05/01/1928; 05/02/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."