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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 900

Sunday, March 24, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7650. Clearing northwards.

(2) G 7560
G 7560 Y: Cleared sarcophagus of bones [29-3-304] and debris. Found east of head: three copper objects [29-3-302] and fragments of gypsum ornament [29-3-303]. Bones broken and decayed.

(3) G 7650
G 7650 A: Down 8.3 meters. Debris: rubble and sand.

(4) G 7650
G 7650 C: Built up stones by sarcophagus to secure lid.

Monday, March 25 1929
Forty-first day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars (line XIII):
6:00 - 8:00: 82
8:30 - 12:00: 101
1:00 - 5:00: 111
total: 294

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7510 south of
(3) G 7650 A
(4) G 7750 A, Z

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7650. Clearing northwards. Continued to clear cross street between G 7650 and G 7570 (s/b G 7750 ?). Uncovered south face of small mastaba G 7651. Found in street debris: ushabti fragments [29-3-308], fragment of ivory [29-3-310], copper ring[s] [29-3-309], faience amulet [29-3-311], beads [29-3-312, 29-3-313], small alabaster jar [29-3-307], two small jars [29-3-314, 29-3-315], faience fragments.

(2) South of G 7510
Clearing debris of mud brick buildings and debris of sand and rubble beneath.

(3) G 7650
G 7650 A: In chamber. Cleared. No sarcophagus or rock cutting. Found: two small flint knives [29-3-305, 29-3-306].

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7750
G 7750 A: Down 8.7 meters. Debris: rubble and sand.
G 7750 Z: Down 2.35 meters. Built of stones above.

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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
    03/24/1929; 03/25/1929
  • 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."