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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 977

Monday, November 25, 1929
Twenty-second day of work.

Locals: 41

Cars, line XIV, XV:
6:00 - 8:00: 27, 33
8:30 - 12:00: 38, 68
1:00 - 4:30: 43, 62
totals: 108, 163
total: 271

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7060 B
(3) G 7340 X
(4) G 7510
(5) G 7754 W
(6) G 7757 A
(7) G 7759 A

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7761, clearing southwards. Found - one jar. Uncovered wall running east from east face of G 7761.

(2) G 7060
G 7060 B: Preparing way for transport of sarcophagus.

(3) G 7340
G 7340 X: Transporting sarcophagus to north gateway.

(4) G 7510
Clearing north end of top of mastaba. Found in debris: ushabti fragment, three fragments of limestone with quarry marks.

(5) G 7754
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered pit W.
G 7754 W: Depth 1.7 meters. Built of rubble, debris limestone chips. No chamber.

(6) G 7757
G 7757 A: In rooms vii, viii, ix. Clearing debris and broken bodies.
Room vii: found in debris: canopic jar, scarabs, gold cat, amulets, udjat, amulets, painted potsherds, six broken bodies.
Room viii: found in debris: eight broken bodies. Cleared.
Room ix: found in debris: eight broken bodies. Cleared.
Room ii: found in debris: three broken bodies.
Room iii: found in debris: four broken bodies.
Room iv: found from sifted debris: glass beads, faience beads, udjats, amulets, beads, scarabs, copper fragments.
Room v: found: five broken up bodies.

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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
    11/25/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

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."