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microfilm: begin page 943

Friday, May 3, 1929
Seventy-fourth day of work.

Locals: 46

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 42, 84
8:30- 12:00: 77, 104
2:00 - 5:20: 60, 56
totals: 179, 244
total: 423

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7660 B, 'e'
(3) G 7661 C
(4) G 7700

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7660, clearing southwards. Uncovered Room 'd' of the mud brick chapel of G 7660 and pit G 7600 X. Found: two limestone bowls [29-5-5, 29-5-6].

(2) G 7660
G 7660 B: Depth 12.6 meters. Chamber on south, open.
Room 'e': Mud brick room of chapel. Cleared to rubble floor.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7661
G 7661 C: Depth 10.55 meters. Chamber on west, door blocking broken.

(4) Street G 7700
East of G 7750, clearing northwards. Found: small monkey amulet [29-5-33].

Saturday, May 4 1929
Seventy-fifth day of work.

Locals: 47

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 48, 27
8:30 - 12:00: 67, __
2:00 - 5:20: __, __
totals: 115, 27
total: 142

Work on:
(1) G 7000 Y
(2) G 7152 A
(3) G 7300
(4) G 7350 (south of)
(5) G 7400
(6) G 7600
(7) G 7660 B
(8) G 7661 C
(9) G 7700

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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
    05/03/1929; 05/04/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."