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Wednesday, November 27, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7754, clearing southwards. Found: faience bead, udjat.

(2) G 7340
G 7340 X: Transporting sarcophagus and lid from pit to north gateway.

(3) G 7510
Clearing top of mastaba at north end. Uncovered small magazine of baked mud brick. Found in debris: ushabti.

(4) G 7754
G 7754 X: Removed stones over room in pit. Cleared. Empty. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7755
G 7755 C: Removed chamber door blocking. Debris: sand, broken bones, rubble. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7757
G 7757 A: In rooms III, IV, VI, VII.
Room III: removed wooden coffin lid, found inside broken body: amulets, udjat, gold fragment, fragment of pot, beads.
Room IV: removed lid of stone coffin; broken body within; found in debris sieved: faience beads, udjats, faience figure, glass beads, two scarabs, gold fragments, copper nail, fragments of painted pottery.
Room VI: removed lid of stone coffin, empty; found in room: ushabtis, fragments ditto; uncovered two rock cut coffins in floor of room.
Room VII: removed lid of stone coffin, broken body within.

(7) G 7759
G 7759 Y: Chamber ii (west). Debris: rubble, sand, broken bones. Rock-cut coffin east to west, empty. [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
    11/27/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • 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."