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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, January 16, 1930
Sixty-fourth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7760 B
(2) G 7913 C
(3) G 7915 A, B, W, Y, Z
(4) G 7917 A, Z
(5) G 7919 B
(6) G 7920

Locals: 40

Cars, Line XVI
6:20 - 8:00: 57
8:30 - 12:00: 123
1:00 - 4:40: 97
Total: 277

(1) G 7760
G 7760 B: Clearing room (1). Debris of stones and sand. Commenced room (2).

(2) G 7913
G 7913 C: In chamber. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7915
G 7915 A: Depth 8 meters.
G 7915 B: Depth 4 meters, rock cut.
G 7915 W: In chamber. Rock cut coffin, north-south, cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7915 Y: Depth 3.7 meters, no chamber.
G 7915 Z: Down 4.8 meters, cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7917
G 7917 A: Removed door blocking of chamber. Coffin of rubble, roofed with stone slabs.
G 7917 Z: In chamber. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7919
G 7919 B: Down 1.2 meters. Rock cut.

(6) G 7920
Masonry built, much destroyed. Found in debris: faience amulet, beads.

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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
    01/16/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7913

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7915

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7917

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7919

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7920

    • 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."