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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, December 13, 1929
Thirty-seventh day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7752 A, Y, Z
(3) G 7753 A, Z
(4) G 7757 A
(5) G 7760 A
(6) G 7762 O, S
(7) G 7763, "a", I
(8) G 7764 T, U, V, W, X
(9) G 7000 E IX [G 7000 E 9]

Locals: 44

Cars, Line XIV
6:20 - 8:00: 47
8:30 - 12:00: 95
1:00 - 4:20: 72
Total: 214

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7757, clearing southwards, to rock level.

(2) G 7752
Uncovered Pit A and grave G 7000 E IX [G 7000 E 9].
G 7752 A: Depth 3.35 meters, rock-cut, chamber on east, open.
G 7752 Y: Depth 6.0 meters, rock-cut, chamber on west.
G 7752 Z: Depth 6.35 meters. Found in debris: fragment limestone figure [29-12-161]. Chamber open, on west.

(3) G 7753
G 7753 A: Removed lid of sarcophagus. Skeleton lying at full-length, in mud which has been carried in by water. Vertebrae disturbed by water only. Body male. A limestone headrest is lying to the east of skull.
G 7753 Z: Chamber I, debris: rubble and sand. Room II, on east, open. Chamber III, on west, open. Chamber IV, on west, open. Chamber V on south, open. Found in debris of room I: ushabti [29-12-155], faience beads [29-12-157], udjats [29-12-156], pottery [29-12-154].

(4) G 7757
G 7757 A: Removing blocking stones in room X. Found embedded in cement: two rectangular lumps of mud with incised marks on one face [29-12-159], and one djed amulet of blue glazed faience with gold foil adhering [29-12-160].

(5) G 7760
G 7760 A: Depth 15.6 meters. Debris: sand, rubble. Chamber open on south.

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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
    12/13/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."