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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 17, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7400
Cleared floor of street east of G 7430.

(2) G 7560
G 7560 Y: Removed upper stone of plug blocks, which lay over the upper stone of the plug blocks of G 7560 Z.
G 7560 Z: Cleared rubble and large stone from packing around tunnel casing, and found small opening into top of chamber which may or may not be the work of plunderers. The chamber is large, and filled nearly to the roof with water-borne debris.

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(3) G 7562
Removing rubble walls of late graves.

(4) G 7563
Removing rubble walls of late graves.

(5) G 7565
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found large fragment of limestone, part of statue (?) [29-2-66], and limestone libation basin [29-2-64]. Uncovered pit Z.
G 7565 Z: Depth 2.45 meters. Built of mud brick. Room on south. Found in room, against east wall, copper mirror [29-2-76].

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(6) G 7566
G 7566 C: Down 5.4 meters. Built of mud brick, rock-cut below.

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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
    02/17/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

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."