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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, November 28, 1930

Men arrived from Quft. Forty-one men.

Saturday, November 29, 1930
First day of work

Work on area south of mastaba G 7760
(1) north of G 7913
(2) east of G 7919, Pit B
(3) G 7920 A
(4) G 7921 Z

Locals: nil

Cars, Line XVII
2:00 - 4:25: 58

(1) North of G 7913
Clearing debris to northwards, and extending railway north. Debris of rubble and sand. Found in debris: fragments limestone inscribed.

(2) G 7919
Clearing east of mastaba, debris of rubble. Found in debris: broken granite hammer head.
G 7919 B: Depth 7.3 meters. Cleared Room ii. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7920
G 7920 A: Clearing chamber. Rubble and sand. Rock cut coffin against west wall, running north and south. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7921
G 7921 Z: Depth 6 meters. Rubble and sand. Chamber, rock cut, open, on south. Clearing.

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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
    11/28/1930; 11/29/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7913

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7919

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7920

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7921

    • 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."