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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, October 12, 1929

[G 7350]
G 7350 A: Found four alabaster model vessels [29-10-1, 29-10-2, 29-10-3, 29-10-4] in debris of chamber. Preparing to lift sarcophagus. Weight about 3 1/2 - 4 tons.

Sunday, October 13 1929

[G 7350]
G 7350 A: Lifting sarcophagus. [ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, October 14 1929

[G 7350]
G 7350 A: Lifting sarcophagus. Landed on top of pit.

Tuesday, October 15 1929
Day of rest.

Wednesday, October 16 1929

[G 7330-7340]
G 7340 X: Preparing to lift sarcophagus.

Thursday, October 17 1929

[G 7330-7340]
G 7340 X: Lifting sarcophagus. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    10/12/1929; 10/13/1929; 10/14/1929; 10/15/1929; 10/16/1929; 10/17/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 2

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."