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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 888

Monday, March 4, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7670. Clearing northwards. Uncovered outer chapel of G 7670, of mud brick, and late graves 123 to 127 [G 7000 SE 123, G 7000 SE 124, G 7000 SE 125, G 7000 SE 126, G 7000 SE 127], also fragmentary remains of rubble walls.

(2) G 7560
G 7560 Z: Removed lid of sarcophagus. Found full to brim of water-borne debris in the same way as the room itself. Left for photograph.
Removed debris of sand and mud from sarcophagus and found that the robbers had entered by breaking through the sarcophagus at the joint with the lid on the west side.
Found in debris of sarcophagus: cylinder bead of faience [29-3-22].

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7670
Room 'a': Cleared remainder of debris from room.
Room 'b': Wall much broken. Door on north, blocked with mud brick [ILLUSTRATION].

[ILLUSTRATION]

Found in debris: faience Bes amulet [29-3-19], udjat eye [29-3-20], beads [29-3-21].

(4) G 7690
Clearing top of south end of mastaba. Found in debris: fragment of wall relief on limestone [29-3-23].
G 7690 B: Depth 13.7 meters. Room, rock-cut on south closed with rubble, partly broken.

microfilm: end page 888

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
    03/04/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."