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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, December 15, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7752, clearing southwards.

(2) G 7750
Clearing south of G 7750. Rubble and sand. Removed late rubble walls.
G 7750 Y: Down 7 meters. Rubble, sand, bones.

(3) G 7752
Clearing mastaba.
G 7752 B: Down 2.7 meters. Rubble, sand, mud bricks.
G 7752 Z: In chamber. Rubble, sand, bones of bodies.

(4) G 7753
G 7753 Z: Chamber I. Found: faience beads.

(5) G 7757
G 7757 A: Removing blocking stones of cement in room X.

6) G 7760
G 7760 A: In chamber.

(7) G 7764
G 7764 X: Down 7.5 meters. Rubble, sand.

(8) G 7765
G 7765 A: Clearing mastaba, south of G 7764. Rubble and sand.
Pit A. Down 2.2 meters. Rubble, sand, mud, bones. Chamber, open, rock cut on south.

Weather very stormy and wet.

Monday, December 16, 1929
Fortieth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7757 A

Locals: 22

Cars, Line XIV
8:00 - 12:00: 80
12:00 - 4:25: 165
Total: 245

Heavy rain and wind.

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7760. Clearing southwards.

(2) G 7757
G 7757 A: Clearing blocking stones in room X.

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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
    12/15/1929; 12/16/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 7750

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7752

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7753

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7764

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7765

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7700

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."