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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 971

Thursday, November 21, 1929
Eighteenth day of work.

Locals: 40

Cars, line XIV, XV:
6:00 - 8:00: 40, 25
8:30 - 12:00: 60, 42
1:00 - 4:25: 74, 38
totals: 174, 105
total: 279

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7510
(3) G 7650 C
(4) G 7750 east of
(5) G 7754 Y, Z
(6) G 7755 A
(7) G 7756 Z
(8) G 7757 A
(9) G 7759 'a', X, Y, Z

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing south of G 7759, southwards.

(2) G 7510
Clearing top of mastaba, east of pit B.

(3) G 7650
G 7650 C: Transporting sarcophagus and lid to gateway of excavation.

(4) G 7750
Clearing debris east of G 7750, from over mastaba G 7754 and G 7755. Uncovered statue niche in face of G 7750, uninscribed.

(5) G 7754
Clearing between G 7754 and G 7755. Uncovered pits Y and Z.
G 7754 Y: Down .6 meters. Built of mud brick above, against G 7750. Chamber on south sealed with mud.
G 7754 Z: Down 1 meter. Mud brick above, against G 7754.

(6) G 7755
Clearing debris from top of mastaba, below Roman mud brick work. Debris of rubble and potsherds. Found in debris: faience amulets, faience beads, glass ead. Uncovered pit A.
G 7755 A: Down 1.1 meters. Built of rubble and mud.

(7) G 7756
G 7756 Z: In room i on west, and ii. Found in debris: ushabti fragments. Room ii: debris of rubble and sand.

(8) G 7757
G 7757 A: In room iii. Debris of bones and broken mummies. Found in debris: number of fragment of gold leaf, copper ushabtis, potsherds, glass, faience vessel, jars, glass beads, faience beads,

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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
    11/21/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 7510

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7650

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7750

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7754

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7755

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7756

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7759

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7700

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."