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Friday, April 19, 1929 (continued)

(8) G 7000 SE 155, 156
No. 155 [G 7000 SE 155]: Height 1.1 meter. Built of rubble and sand. Two rooms, one on east and one on west. Roof blocks fallen in.
No. 156 [G 7000 SE 156]: Height .55 meters. Built of rubble. Chamber on east, broken in. Cleared.

Saturday, April 20 1929
Sixty-third day of work.

Locals: 58

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:40 - 8:00: 58, 45
8:30 - 11:30: 62, 63
totals: 120, 108
total: 228

Work on:
(1) G 7524 A
(2) G 7600 S
(3) G 7652 A
(4) G 7660 A
(5) G 7661 A
(6) G 7662 and A
(7) G 7750 (south of)
(8) G 7000 SE 157

(1) G 7524
G 7524 A: In Rooms vii and viii, debris: rubble, black dust and bones, etc. Removed door blocking of Room viii, wooden coffin remains and ushabtis found.

(2) Street G 7600
In street east of G 7660. Found: udjat beads.
G 7600 S: In Rooms vii and viii. Rock-cut coffin in room vii, with wooden coffin and ushabtis inside.

(3) G 7652
G 7652 A: In Room i. Found: number of amulets, large [djed] amulet, copper fragments.

(4) G 7660
G 7660 A: Down 14.45 meters. Debris: rubble and sand.

(5) G 7661
G 7661 A: In Room i. Clearing.

(6) G 7662
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered pit A and grave No. 157 [G 7000 SE 157].
G 7662 A: Depth 3.5 meters. Rubble and rock-cut. Room on west open. Two roof stones of coffin in position.

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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
    04/19/1929; 04/20/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

Published Documents 2

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."