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Friday, November 15, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing to rock level, north of G 7755. Debris rubble and sand. Uncovered pit G 7755 Z.

(2) G 7220
G 7220 A: Transporting sarcophagus from pit north to gate of excavation.

(3) G 7510
Clearing top of mastaba at north end. Removing sand, small stone blocks etc. from core of mastaba. Found: fragments of copper, copper nail, faience beads, fragment of painted pottery.

(4) G 7750
G 7750 X: Down 6 meters. Found chamber IV (on west). Found in debris of bones and body No. (1): faience amulet, serpentine crocodile amulet.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7755
G 7755 Z: Depth .9 meters. Rock-cut. No chamber.

(6) G 7756
Clearing mastaba. Found in debris: limestone offering basin, uninscribed, faience amulets.

(7) G 7757
Clearing mastaba and pits. Debris of rubble and sand. Uncovered pits: S, T, U, V, W.
G 7757 A: Down 7 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. Two chambers, one on south and one on north, open and full of debris.
G 7757 S: Rock-cut. Down .2 meters.
G 7757 T: Rock-cut. Down 2 meters. Chamber on west.
G 7757 U: Rock-cut. Depth 2.05 meters. Chamber on west, open. [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
    11/15/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

Published Documents 1

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."