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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, June 13, 1929

G 7652
G 7652 A: Removed wooden coffin from southern chamber of eastern rooms, for photograph.

Friday, June 14 1929

G 7652
G 7652 A: Opened wooden coffin to photograph mummy. Mummy in good state, wrappings plain, no amulets visible.

Monday, June 17 1929

G 7652
G 7652 A: Removed wrapping of mummy which are so fragile as to be removable only in fragments. No amulets visible, but anklets [29-7-34, 29-7-35], wristlets [29-7-36, 29-7-38], and collar [29-7-32] made each of a wooden (?) ring covered with very thin gold leaf. The mummy appears to be female. Left hand under chin, right hand across left wrist.

Friday, June 21 1929

G 7652
G 7652 A: Removed remains of mummy, scraps of gold foil from anklets, wristlets, and neck. Found heart scarab [29-7-39] in position of heart, and two finger amulets [29-7-33] in wrappings of body.

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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
    06/13/1929; 06/14/1929; 06/17/1929; 06/21/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • 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."