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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 10, 1929
Fifth day of work.

Locals: 50

Cars (line ___):
6:30 - 8:00: 77
8:30 - 12:00: 151
1:00 - 4:50: 230
total: 483

Work on:
(1) Street G 7500 S
(2) G 7560
(3) G 7561
(4) G 7660 Y
(5) G 7670 south of
(6) G 7000 SE 84 to 90

(1) Street G 7500 south
East of G 7560. Clearing southwards. Found in debris: fragment of flint knife [29-2-37b], two small faience amulets [29-2-38, 29-2-39]; uncovered mud brick wall running east and west, south of G 7670.

(2) G 7560
Clearing debris from top of mastaba at south end.

(3) G 7561
Uncovered late burial pits Nos. 84 to 88 [G 7000 SE 84 - 88].

(4) G 7660
G 7660 Y: Clearing debris from chamber.

(5) South of G 7670
Clearing debris south of mastaba. Uncovered late burial pits 89 to 90 [G 7000 SE 89 - 90], and part of a channel for water, of limestone.

(6) G 7000 SE 84 - 90
No. 84 [G 7000 SE 84]: Height .5 meters. Built of rubble.
No. 85 [G 7000 SE 85]: Height .7 meters. Built of rubble and mud. Two rooms: first on south, found many faience cylinder beads [29-2-40]; second room on east, found in debris: many small cylinder and big beads [29-1-41].
No. 86 [G 7000 SE 86]: Height .9 meters. Built of rubble and mud.
No. 87 [G 7000 SE 87]: Height 1.2 meters. Built of mud.
No. 88 [G 7000 SE 88]: Height .95 meters. Built of rubble. Two rooms, south and north.
No. 89 [G 7000 SE 89]: Height .35 meters. Built of mud brick.
No. 90 [G 7000 SE 90]: Height .25 meters Built of mud brick.
(sketch see over)

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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
    02/10/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."