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Friday, March 22, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7650
[North of G 7650.] Between G 7650 and G 7510. Clearing westwards, uncovering rooms of late mud buildings G 7600 Pt XXVI to XXIX. Found in debris of room XXVII: ushabti fragment [29-3-260], fragments of blue frit vessel [29-3-264], copper arrowhead [29-3-263], fragments of blue glass [29-3-265], stone vessel, fragments of copper vessel [29-3-275], copper objects [29-3-273, 29-3-274], weights of serpentine [29-3-267, 29-3-268, 29-3-269, 29-3-270, 29-3-271]. Uncovered pit in room XXIX, numbered G 7650 Z.

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Saturday, March 23 1929
Thirty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 55

Cars (line XIII):
6:00 - 8:00: 70
8:30 - 12:00: 122
1:00 - 5:00: 110
total: 302

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7650 A
(3) G 7750 and A

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7650. Clearing northwards. Debris of sand, rubble, and debris from pit G 7650 A. Found: limestone inscribed [ushabti] [29-3-301], ushabti fragments [29-3-283, 29-3-291, 29-3-293], faience amulets [29-3-284, 29-3-287, 29-3-288] and fragments [29-3-285, 29-3-294], four jars [29-3-297, 29-3-298, 29-3-299, 29-3-300], one ring stand [29-3-295], one bowl [29-3-296] (pottery).

(2) G 7650
G 7650 A: Depth 14.2 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. Chamber on south, no door blocking, debris in room. Found in pit debris: ushabti fragments.

(3) G 7750
Clearing on top of mastaba: uncovered pit A.
G 7750 A: Down 3.1 meters. Built of large blocks above, rock-cut below. Found in debris: ushabti fragments [29-3-277, 29-3-278, 29-3-281, 29-3-282].

Sunday, March 24 1929
Fortieth day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars (line XIII):
6:00 - 8:00: 70
8:30 - 12:00: 108
1:00 - 5:00: 102
total: 280

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7560 Y
(3) G 7750 A
(4) G 7650 C

microfilm: end page 899

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
    03/22/1929; 03/23/1929; 03/24/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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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."