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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, November 15, 1929 (continued)

(7) G 7757 (continued)
G 7757 V: Depth 1.55 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on west, open.
G 7757 W: Depth 1.62 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on west, open.

Saturday, November 16, 1929
Fourteenth day of work.

Locals: 36

Cars, line XIV, XV:
5:50 - 8:00: 42, 28
8:30 - 12:00: 54, 43
1:00 - 4:35: 40, 38
totals: 136, 109
total: 245

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7510
(3) G 7650 C
(4) G 7750 X
(5) G 7756 A
(6) G 7757 and A, Q, R, S, T, W

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing east of G 7631, to rock level.

(2) G 7510
Clearing top at south end.

(3) G 7650
G 7650 C: Transporting sarcophagus and lid from pit mouth to gate of excavations.

(4) G 7750
G 7750 X: Down 8.2 meters. Debris: rubble, sand, bones. Found in pit debris: faience amulets (Ptolemaic), five udjats, one ushabti, copper fragments, ushabti fragments.

(5) G 7756
Uncovered pit A.
G 7756 A: Depth 1.87 meters. Rock-cut, rubble walls above, chamber on west, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7757
Clearing debris from mastaba, uncovered pits R and Q.

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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
    11/15/1929; 11/16/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."