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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 856

Thursday, June 14, 1928

G 7350
Uncovered further quarry markings on back of casing stone of north end of mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7000 X
Raised canopic box to surface and removed remains of wooden tray on which it originally rested.
Canopic box taken to Cairo Museum.

G 7530
G 7530 A: Fitting wooden doorway to entrance of chamber.

G 7000 X
Removing wooden hut over pit and all wood from chamber.

G 7520
Clearing debris between G 7520 and G 7530.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7540
In clearing street between G 7540 and G 7550, uncovered pits Q, R, S, T.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 856

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
    06/14/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)

Tombs and Monuments 5

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of King Snefru, founder of Egypt’s Fourth Dynasty, and mother of King Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid. Her burial was hidden in a secret chamber (labeled G 7000 X) nearly 90 feet underground, and contained beautiful pieces of gilded and inlaid wooden furniture, silver jewelry, and a large alabaster sarcophagus that was found to be mysteriously empty.

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."