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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, April 1, 1928
Eighteenth day of work.

Locals: 57

Cars emptied, line VII:
6:00 - 7:30: 5
8:00 - 12:00: 7
1:15 - 5:20: 7
total: 19

Work on:
(1) G 7350 C
(2) G 7690 east of
(3) G 7692 north of
(4) G 7784 A, Z, Y, X, W, V
(5) G 7785 A, C
(6) G 7787
(7) G 7788 C
(8) G 7792 A
(9) G 7891 Z
(10) G 7000 SE XXVI to XXXVI [G 7000 SE 26 - 36]

(1) G 7350
G 7350 C: Down 14.30 meters. Found in pit debris: two fragments of blue frit 'new years bottle', part of blue glaze faience scarab ring, faience barrel bead, fragment: roman glass, fragment: copper, fragment: alabaster vessel. Chamber on south, open.

(2) East of G 7690
Clearing debris east of mastaba. Found in debris: small faience figure of Ptah (?), inscribed down pilaster, two fragments copper ring and other fragments, faience amulet, fragment: decorated pottery in relief.

(3) North of G 7692
Clearing at north end of mastaba. Uncovered G 7000SE XXVI to XXIX [G 7000 SE 26 - G 7000 SE 29].

(4) G 7784
Clearing on top of and east of mastaba. Uncovered pits A, Z, Y, X, W, and V and late pit SE XXXV [G 7000 SE 35].
G 7784 A: Down 3 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below.
G 7784 Z: Down 1.35 meters. Built of dubsh. Found in debris: two small pottery model dishes. No chamber.
G 7784 Y: Depth 1.40 meters. Built of dubsh. No chamber.
G 7784 X: Depth .55 meters. No chamber. Found in debris: one good flint knife [ILLUSTRATION], one cylinder of ivory (?) (decorated).
G 7784 W: Depth 1.30 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below, no chamber, cleared to gebel.
G 7784 V: Down .75 meters. Built of dubsh above, against G 7784.

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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
    04/01/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 20

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."