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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, March 16, 1928
Fourth day of work

Locals: 41

Work on:
(1) G 7690, south of
(2) G 7691, north of
(3) G 7692
(4) G 7791
(5) G 7792 A

(1) G 7690
Clearing debris south of mastaba. Found pits G 7690 H, I.
G 7690 H: Depth 0.90 meters. Built of mud-brick. Room on north, built of stones. Cleared to gebel.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7690 I: Depth 0.50 meters. Built of dubsh, running east to west. Cleared to gebel.

(2) G 7691
North of G 7691. Clearing debris and uncovered burials, not yet numbered.

(3) G 7692
Clearing on top of mastaba and on south and west, built of dubsh. Uncovered pit A south of mastaba.
G 7692 A: Down 2.65 meters. Cut in rock, chamber cut in rock on east.

(4) G 7791
Clearing on top of mastaba.

(5) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 3.65 meters, cut in rock, debris, dubsh and mostly blown sand.

Saturday, March 17, 1928
Fifth day of work

Locals: 41

Work on:
(1) G 7792 A
(2) G 7793

(1) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 8.10 meters. Debris dubsh and sand. Found in pit debris: one small faience ushabti, one foot end of faience inscribed ushabti, two middle of inscribed faience ushabtis, one head of large ushabti, four feet of faience ushabtis, two inscribed fragments [GLYPHS] sign in faience, one faience cylinder bead.

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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
    03/16/1928; 03/17/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7691

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7692

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7791

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7793

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."