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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 27, 1928
Fortieth day of work.

Locals: 49, and one half day

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:10 - 7:30: 40
8:00 - 12:00: 74
1:30 - 5:30: 102
total: 216

Work on:
(1) G 7540
(2) G 7775 Z
(3) G 7779 B
(4) G 7784 V
(5) G 7789 A
(6) G 7500 Pt VI, IX to XIII
(7) G 7000 SE LX [G 7000 SE 60]

(1) G 7540
Clearing on top of mastaba, debris of rksh, dubsh; found: faience beads, vessel fragments, amulets, and ushabti fragments.

(2) G 7775
G 7775 Z: Removed lid of sarcophagus. Bones of body disturbed by water (?), and all confused. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7779
G 7779 B: In chambers ii and iii. Clearing debris. Found in room ii: many faience cylinder beads, small pottery bottle. Found in room iii: faience ushabti, broken , inscribed - and fragments, top of glass bottle, alabaster vessel.

(4) G 7784
G 7784 V: Removed stones forming lid of coffin; bones disturbed and confused. Found in debris of room: one small pottery dish. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7789
G 7789 A: In chamber. Found in debris: broken red polish ware bowl. [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
    04/27/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

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."