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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1038

Wednesday, January 15, 1930
Sixty-third day of work

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

Locals: 40

Cars, Line XVI
6:20 - 8:00: 52
8:30 - 12:00: 118
1:00 - 4:40: 103
Total: 273

(1) G 7760
G 7760 B: Clearing chamber I.

(2) G 7913
G 7913 C: Clearing chamber. Rubble, sand, black dust. Rock cut coffin, on west, open.

(3) G 7915
G 7915 A: Down 6 meters. Found in debris: copper object, wooden fragment, ushabti and fragments. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.
G 7915 W: Depth 5.4 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.
G 7915 Y: Depth 3 meters.
G 7915 Z: Down 3.5 meters. Chamber, on south, rock cut, open.

(4) G 7917
G 7917 Z: Depth 3.8 meters. Chamber on west, rock cut, open.

(5) G 7919
G 7919 A: Depth 1.2 meters. Rock cut. No chamber.

[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
    01/15/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7775

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7913

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7915

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7917

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7918

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7919

    • 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."