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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1074

Friday, December 26, 1930
Twenty-fourth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7660, south of
(2) G 7793
(3) G 7794 A
(4) G 7795
(5) G 7924 D
(6) G 7944 A
(7) G 7945 A
(8) G 7000 E 33, SE 167, 170

Locals: 30

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 69
8:30 - 12:00: 218
1:00 - 4:?: 247
Total: 534

(1) South of G 7660
Clearing street between G 7660 and G 7670.

(2) G 7793
Clearing mastaba of debris.

(3) G 7794
G 7794 A: Clearing in chamber. Found: limestone canopic lid. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7795
Clearing southwards over mastaba.
G 7795 A: Depth .5 meters. Rubble built, no chamber.

(5) G 7924
G 7924 D: Down 8 meters.

(6) G 7944
G 7944 A: Opening door blocking. Body and debris inside, head to north, and remains of wooden coffin.

(7) G 7945
Rubble mastaba, broken. Uncovered pit A.
G 7945 A: Depth 4 meters. Rubble built above. Chamber on west and north, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/26/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."