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Tuesday, April 24, 1928
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 25, 1928
Thirty-eighth day of work.

Locals: 53, and one half day

Cars emptied, line XI:
8:00 - 12:00: 33
1:30 - 5:30: 62
total: 95

Work on:
(1) G 7500 street
(2) G 7773 A, C
(3) G 7774 X
(4) G 7775 W
(5) G 7779 B
(6) G 7783 b, D, E
(7) G 7784
(8) G 7789 A, C
(9) G 7500 Pt VI

(1) Street G 7500
Clearing in street east of G 7530 and west of G 7650. Found in debris: two pots, flint scraper, faience fragments.

(2) G 7773
G 7773 A: Depth 5.6 meters. Chamber on west, open. Stone built coffin with stones broken. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7773 C: Depth 4.7 meters. Chamber on west, open.

(3) G 7774
G 7774 X: Depth 6.8 meters. Chamber on south, open. Cleared. Rock-cut coffin; north to south, lid broken, skeleton head to north. [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
    04/24/1928; 04/25/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."