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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, April 27, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7661
G 7661 A: In Rooms vi, vii, viii, ix. Debris: sand, bones, black dust.
Found in debris Room vii: faience cylinder beads, amulets [29-4-314], gold ornaments [29-4-315], bird's egg, broken bowl.
Cleared Rooms vi, vii, viii.

(5) G 7662
Clearing top of mastaba, removing late graves. Found pit G.
G 7662 D: Removed door blocking. Chamber broken through on east to pit G. Found: one jar. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7662 F: Clearing pit. Depth 5.48 meters. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7662 G: Down 2.1 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.
G 7662 Z: Down 3.3 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.

(6) G 7663
G 7663 A: In chamber. Found in debris: copper fragments, mud sealing, scrap of gold. [ILLUSTRATION]

(7) Street G 7700
East of G 7750, clearing to northwards. Clearing into room G 7750 'a'. Found: shells, faience amulets, small bowl.

microfilm: end page 937

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
    04/27/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

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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."