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Wednesday, February 20, 1929 (continued)

(9) G 7574
Clearing on top of mastaba.

(10) G 7660
G 7660 Y: In chamber. Clearing debris.

(11) G 7000 SE 115, 116
No. 115 [G 7000 SE 115]: Height 1.6 meters. Built of rubble. Four rooms (3) north, (1) south, (4) east, and (2) west). Room No. 4 empty.
No. 116 [G 7000 SE 116]: Height 1.3 meters. Built of rubble, east to west. Empty.

Thursday, February 21, 1929
Fourteenth day of work.

Locals: 47

Cars (line XII): none

Work on:
(1) G 7540 W
(2) G 7560 Z
(3) G 7565 west of
(4) G 7567 B, C
(5) G 7569 D
(6) G 7574 south of, and Z
(7) G 7576 A, B, C
(8) G 7660 Y
(9) G 7000 SE 117, 118

(1) G 7540
G 7540 W: Depth 19.7 meters. Found in pit debris: copper sphinx inscribed around base [29-2-77], fragment of an alabaster vessel [29-2-78], fragments of ushabtis [29-2-79].

(2) G 7560
G 7560 Z: Removed two stones of room casing to photograph room and debris.

(3) West of G 7565
Removing rubble walls of late graves.

(4) G 7567
G 7567 B: In room. Broken through to pit C.
G 7567 C: In room.

[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
    02/20/1929; 02/21/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."