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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 903

Saturday, March 30, 1929
Forty-fifth day of work.

Locals: 55

Cars (line XIII):
6:00 - 8:00: 81
8:30 - 12:00: 114
1:00 - 5:00: 104
total: 299

Work on:
(1) G 7510 south of
(2) G 7540 T
(3) G 7650 C, B
(4) G 7750 B, Z

(1) South of G 7510
Clearing north of G 7650 to westwards. Found: ushabti fragments [29-3-386], udjat eyes [29-3-388, 29-3-389], fragment of amulet (figure) [29-3-387].

(2) G 7540
G 7540 T: In room V. Clearing debris of bones etc. from eastern rock-cut coffin. Found: large number of yellow glass beads [29-3-391], scraps of gold bead, scraps of plastered and painted cloth from coffin [29-3-393]. Found in debris of western coffin: scraps of gold leaf [29-3-394], three scarabs (plain) [29-3-395, 29-3-396, 29-3-397], and amulets [29-3-398, 29-3-399, 29-3-400], [and] carnelian [bead] [29-3-401].

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7650
G 7650 B: Measured pit, which only goes down to rock surface.
G 7650 C: Removed lid of sarcophagus to photograph bones piled in one end by robbers.

(4) G 7750
G 7750 B: Down 6.6 meters. Rock-cut below. Debris of fallen stones, rubble and sand.
G 7750 Z: In room I, debris of bones and disturbed debris. Room IV, debris of bones and disturbed debris, uncovered two rock-cut graves in floor. Cleared.

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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
    03/30/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

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."