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Monday, April 8, 1929 (continued)

(5) South of G 7750
Clearing south of south face of mastaba. Debris: rubble, sand, black dust. Uncovered late graves of G 7000 SE 146 and 148.

(6) G 7000 SE 146 - 148
No. 146 [G 7000 SE 146]: Height 2.25 meters. Built of mud brick, with grave below, roofed with stone slabs. Cleared.
No. 147 [G 7000 SE 147]: Height 1.9 meters. Built of mud brick. Chamber of rubble, open, on south. Cleared.
No. 148 [G 7000 SE 148]: Height 1.7 meters. Built of mud brick. Chamber of rubble, open, on south. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, April 9 1929
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 10 1929
Fifty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 56

Cars (line XIII):
5:45 - 8:00: 66
8:30 - 12:00: 82
1:00 - 5:00: 76
total: 224

Work on:
(1) G 7524 A, D
(2) G 7600 T, V, W, X, Y, Z
(3) G 7650 south of, W, Z
(4) G 7750 south of, Z

(1) G 7524
Clearing on top of mastaba. Clearing north and east sides of mastaba.
G 7524 A: Down 13.8 meters. Found in debris of room ii: faience fragments, ushabti fragments, three small jars, three bowls.
G 7524 D: Down 4.4 meters. Found in pit debris: one model saucer (alabaster).

(2) Street G 7600
Clearing east of G 7650 to southwards. Uncovered pit T and a water basin with part of inlet channel.
G 7600 T: Down 5.1 meters. Rock-cut below. Found: two small limestone basins, nine jars, thirty-nine bowls various shapes, five jars with handles, faience vessel fragments, two shells.

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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
    04/08/1929; 04/09/1929; 04/10/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

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."