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Thursday, February 7, 1929 (continued)

(2) North of G 7560
Continued clearance of debris from earlier railway embankment. Found in debris: fragments of small ushabtis, fragment of worked limestone.

(3) Between G 7670 and G 7660
Clearing street eastwards. Debris: [ILLUSTRATION]. Found in debris: fragment of alabaster vessel [29-2-13], three head fragments of ushabtis [29-2-11], fragment of faience vessel [29-2-7], copper loop [29-2-10], rim fragment and base fragments of Roman wine glasses [29-2-8, 29-2-9], small faience udjat bead [29-2-12], fragment of painted (late) pottery vessel [29-2-6].

(4) G 7000 SE LXXII [G 7000 SE 72]
Height .93 meters. Built of rubble against G 7670. Debris rubble and sand. Three chambers, one north, one (1) south, one (2) west. Roof blocks broken. Bones of bodies in No. (1) and (2). Room No. (3) (on north) door sealed with mud.

[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
    02/07/1929
  • 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."