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Saturday, April 21, 1928
Thirty-fifth day of work.

Locals: 61

Cars emptied, line XII:
5:45 - 7:30: 43
8:00 - 12:00: 60
1:20 - 5:30: 65
total: 168

Work on:
(1) G 7530 'a'
(2) G 7690 A
(3) G 7691 U
(4) G 7774 X, Y, Z
(5) G 7775 T, W, Y, Z
(6) G 7777 Z
(7) G 7779 B, C
(8) G 7000 SE XLI [G 7000 SE 41]

(1) G 7530
G 7530 'a': Building stone walls outside room in street G 7500, to take the railway for working northwards in street. Found in debris between G 7660 and G 7670: three stones with quarry marks in red and black.

(2) G 7690
G 7690 A: Clearing debris in chamber.

(3) G 7691
G 7691 U: Down 4 meters. Rock-cut.

(4) G 7774
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found in debris at south end: two faience amulets. Uncovered pits X, Y, W, Z.
G 7774 X: Down 2.2 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7774 Y: Down 2 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7774 Z: Down 3.6 meters. Rock-cut. Came to beginnings of chamber or E.

(5) G 7775
Clearing on top of mastaba: uncovered pit T.
G 7775 W: Down 6.8 meters.
G 7775 T: Depth 2.5 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Chamber rock-cut on west, open. [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
    04/21/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."