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Saturday, March 17, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7793
Clearing on top and around mastaba. Found in debris on top of mastaba: two Roman copper coins, one faience disc bead, one faience scaraboid bead, small limestone libation trough.

Sunday, March 18, 1928
Sixth day of work

Quftis: 56
Locals: 39 and one half-day

Cars emptied:
line VII 8:00 am - 12:00: 25, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 22
Total 47

Work on:
(1) G 7350
(2) G 7450 X
(3) G 7791, east of
(4) G 7792 A

(1) G 7350
Clearing debris on top of mastaba, by railway line VII. Found in debris: hedgehog in greenish stone, broken, inscribed, faience beads, and fragments, fragment faience ushabti.

(2) G 7450
G 7450 X: Found in debris which had previously come from this pit: carnelian udjat eye.

(3) G 7791
East of G 7791 and north of G 7793. Clearing debris of dubsh and sand. Uncovered stones of mastaba, almost destroyed to gebel.

(4) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 10.90 meters. Debris sand and dubsh.

During the afternoon, Princess Mary and Lord Lascelles with Lord Lloyd, were shown the excavations and objects in camp by Dr. Reisner.

Monday, March 19, 1928
Seventh day of work

Locals: 38

Cars emptied:
line VII
6:00 am - 8:00 am: 16
8:30 am - 12:00: 31
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 24
Total 71

Work on:
(1) G 7350 A, B
(2) G 7692 A
(3) G 7788 A
(4) G 7789
(5) G 7792 A

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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
    03/17/1928; 03/18/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Lord Lloyd
    Princess Mary and Lord Lescelles

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7791

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7793

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Lord Lloyd

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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."

Groups 1