Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.
Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 239

Thursday, March 11, 1926 (continued)

(5) Street G 7200 S
Completed line VIII and started clearing surface debris to north.

(6) Isis temple
Pit J: Down 9.6 meters. Chamber appeared on south.

(7) G 7162
Further examination of G 7162 showed the front wall extending towards
[ILLUSTRATION]

Friday, March 12, 1926
Ninety-seventh day of work.

Workmen:
Quftis: 95

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7100 S
(3) G 7130
(4) G 7163
(5) street G 7200 S
(6) Isis temple J
(7) G 7130 north chapel

Cars emptied:
Line VII to 8:00 am: 55, 8:30 to noon: 142, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 170
total: 367
Line VIII to 8:00 am: 20, 8:30 to noon: 55, 1:00 to 5:00 pm: 45
total: 120
grand total: 487

(1) G 7000 X
D.D off for day. No work inside. With Wheeler's agreement removed extra rope on cage as useless.

(2) Street G 7100 S
Reached edge of excavation of 1924-1925 and began to take next meter of debris. Saite-Ptolemaic objects as usual. In the upper debris, fragments of reliefs apparently from G 7130 north chapel.

microfilm: end page 239

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
    03/11/1926; 03/12/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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."