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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, April 29, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7660 to southwards. Clearing outer chapel G 7660 'b'. Uncovered late grave G 7000 SE 161.

(2) G 7652
G 7652 A: In Rooms i, iv, vi.
Room i: removed bodies from east cutting.
Room iv: removed bodies. Found: scraps of gold foil [29-4-272], number of faience cylinder beads [29-4-292], gold amulets in relief (gold foil) [29-4-271], amulets various of various materials [29-4-269, 29-4-270], large scarab [29-4-270], fragments of gold foil with inscription in relief, two small implements of stone [29-4-287], copper tweezers [29-4-289] and pin [29-4-290], faience amulets (djed [29-4-269], triad 'Horus' 'Isis' 'Nepthys' [29-4-269], etc.), two limestone molds [29-4-299], broken jar [29-4-297] with copper and cloth, two faience cups [29-4-294, 29-4-295], fragments of painted plaster from coffin with inscription in colors [29-4-440] (fragmentary).
Room vi: found in debris of bodies: fragments of gold foil, large scarab amulets. Cleared.

(3) G 7660
G 7660 B: Down 6.35 meters.
Room 'b': Clearing area of outer chapel G 7660 'b'.

(4) Street G 7700
East of G 7750, clearing northwards. Found: faience beads and amulets.

(5) G 7750
Room 'a': Clearing chapel of debris.

(6) G 7760
Clearing south of mastaba.
Room 'a': Chapel of [TRANSLITERATION] [GLYPHS] [Mindjedef]. (In Lepsius).

(7) G 7000 SE 161
No. 161 [G 7000 SE 161]: Height .75 meters. Rubble, broken in. Cleared.

(8) G 7750
Room 'a': In south side of doorway is a son, [rx nswt] [royal aquaintance] [GLYPHS] [Khenuka] and another son [TRANSLITERATION] [Kamenekh].

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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
    04/29/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Kamenekh (in G 7750)
    Khenuka (in G 7750)
    Mindjedef (G 7760)

Tombs and Monuments 7

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Kamenekh (in G 7750)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of owner of G 7750. Appears on south door jamb of chapel entrance, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 7750.
  • Khenuka (in G 7750)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of owner of G 7750. Appears on south jamb of chapel entrance.
  • Mindjedef (G 7760)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7760. Red granite sarcophagus (29-4-442 = MMA 54.80a, b) inscribed for Mindjedef; found in G 7760 B.

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."