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Friday, November 29, 1929 (continued)

(5) G 7757 (continued)
G 7757 A (continued): that the pit has been filled with stones, pebbles and cement to at least 1 meter above top of room door. Debris at foot of shaft is clean wind-blown sand. Chamber X is almost completely filled with debris of largish rubble.
Room iii: removed remains of wooden coffin in southwest corner, found beneath: glass beads.
Room iv: found in sifted debris: three gold leaf amulets, ushabti fragments, glass fragments, glass beads, faience beads, copper nail.
Room vii: found in debris of body in northern coffin: heart amulet, amulet of stone, udjats, obsidian fragment.

(6) G 7761
G 7761 A: Depth 6.45 meters. Chamber, rock-cut, open on north.
G 7761 B: Depth 7.6 meters. Chamber, rock-cut, open on south.
Chamber 'a': Uncovered pit iii, and room iv.
Pit i: depth 2.35 meters. Clearing chamber.
Pit ii: depth 1.77 meters. No chamber.
Pit iii: depth 2.55 meters. Chamber on west, open.
Pit iv: Debris: rubble and sand. Photographing door blocking.
Chamber 'b'. Clearing debris of chamber; rubble of sand. Found: faience beads.
G 7761 X: a sloping passage tomb, with plug blocks in position, running down to the south southeast, under the east-west wall running east from east side of G 7761. Space between blocks and passage filled with debris.

Saturday, November 30, 1929
Twenty-sixth day of work.

Locals: 39

Cars, line XIV, XV:
6:00 - 8:00: 42, 25
8:30 - 12:00: 85, 35
1:00 - 4:25: 95, 32
totals: 222, 92
total: 314

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7510
(3) G 7530 A
(4) G 7754
(5) G 7757 A
(6) G 7761 'a', 'b', X

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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
    11/29/1929; 11/30/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."