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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, January 1, 1930 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7760, clearing southwards. Found in debris: ushabti, amulets, one jar.

(2) G 7750
G 7750 "G": Clearing floor of room, south of pillar base, to rock.

(3) G 7757
G 7757 A: Clearing debris from sarcophagus, room X. Found: silver gilt bead, gold fragment, faience beads.

(4) G 7760
Clearing east of G 7760 at south end.
G 7760 B: Down 3.3 meters. Sand, rubble.

(5) G 7766
G 7766 B: Down 10.8 meters. Rubble, sand, black dust. Cleared to broken door blocking.
G 7766 C: Depth 8.5 meters. Rubble and black dust.

(6) G 7767
Clearing area G 7767. Rubble and sand.
G 7767 Z: In room I, sand, stones and black dust. Rock cut room on south number II.

Thursday, January 2, 1930
Fifty-third day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7750 "G"
(3) G 7760 B
(4) G 7766 C, "c"
(5) G 7767, south of Y, Z
(6) G 7768 A, B, C

Locals: 41

Cars, Line XIV
6:00 - 8:00: 52
8:30 - 12:00: 113
1:00- 4:20: 98
Total: 263

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7760. Found in debris: two copper rings, beads. Uncovered mastaba(?) G 7768.

(2) G 7750
G 7750 "G": Clearing to rock. Rubble debris.

(3) G 7760
Clearing of southeast corner of mastaba. Rubble and sand, uncovered part of south wall of G 7760 "G".
G 7760 B: Down 6.5 meters. Rock cut below, masonry above.

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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
    01/01/1930; 01/02/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7750

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7766

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7767

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7768

    • 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."