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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, December 7, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7753 (continued)
G 7753 Z: Down 2 meters. Stone built, rock cut below.

(4) G 7754
Clearing top of mastaba.
G 7754 B: Removed lid of coffin, debris of rubble and sand and potsherds. Found in debris: thirty-six model limestone offering vessels and fragments [29-12-91, 29-12-92, 29-12-93].

(5) G 7757
G 7757 A: Removing blocking stones of room X. Found in debris: fragments of sarcophagus.

(6) G 7761
Uncovered chamber "c". Stone-built, broken walls, fragment of inscription on west wall.

(7) G 7762
South of pit Z. Clearing southwards.

(8) G 7000 E IV, V, VI [G 7000 E 4, 5, 6, 7]
Nos. IV, V, VI [G 7000 E 4, G 7000 E 5, G 7000 E 6]: Cleared, debris. Rubble and sand.
No. VI [G 7000 E 7]: Removed upper skeleton to uncover lower.

Sunday, December 8th, 1929
Thirty-third day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7101, west of
(2) G 7700
(3) G 7753 A, "a", Z, W
(4) G 7757 A
(5) G 7760 A
(6) G 7761 W
(7) G 7000 E VII, VIII [G 7000 E 7, 8]

Locals: 40

Cars Lline XIV
6:15 - 8:00: 55
8:30 - 12:00: 120
1:00 - 4:25: 140
Total 315

(1) West of G 7101
Clearing to rock level.

(2) Street G 7700
Clearing southwards, east of G 7753. Found inscribed niche of limestone [29-12-106], Old Kingdom, well inscribed in raised relief of the lady Inty [TRANSLITERATION].

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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
    12/07/1929; 12/08/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

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."