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Friday, February 8, 1929 (continued)

(5) G 7000 SE (continued)
No. 78 [G 7000 SE 78]: Height .8 meters. Built of rubble. Broken roof.

Saturday, February 9, 1929.
Fourth day of work.

Locals: 48

Cars (line XII):
6:30 - 8:00: 69
8:30 - 12:00: 151
1:00 - 4:50: 162
total: 382

Work on:
(1) Street G 7200
(2) Street 7500 S
(3) G 7560
(4) G 7561 'a'
(5) G 7660 Y
(6) G 7000 SE 79 to 83

(1) Street G 7200
East of G 7230. Found in debris: inscribed fragment of limestone [29-2-37a], which had been built into a mud brick wall.

(2) Street G 7500 south
Clearing southwards between G 7670 and G 7560. Debris: rubble and sand. Found in debris: limestone bowl [29-2-24] and faience amulet[s] [29-2-26, 29-2-27, 29-2-29, 29-2-30, 29-2-34], faience figure, fragments of faience and beads [29-2-35, 29-2-36], fragment of copper, fragment of flint [29-2-25], fragment of ushabti [29-2-28], faience udjat [29-2-33]. Uncovered burial pit 81 to 83.

(3) Between G 7560 and G 7550
Clearing debris. Uncovered burial pits 79 and 80 [G 7000 SE 79, 80].

(4) G 7561
Small mastaba of mud brick, much broken, in middle of street G 7500 S, with two niches on the east side, and a chamber numbered 'a'.

(5) G 7660
G 7660 Y: Clearing debris from room. Uncovered limestone sarcophagus with lid removed.

(6) G 7000 SE 79 - 83
No. 79 [G 7000 SE 79]: Height .4 meters. Built of rubble. Broken. Two chambers (west and east).
No. 80 [G 7000 SE 80]: Height .75 meters. Built of rubble and mud. Broken; body, broken, head east.
No. 81 [G 7000 SE 81]: Height .4 meters. Built of rubble.
No. 82 [G 7000 SE 82]: Height .3 meters. Built of rubble. Broken.
No. 83 [G 7000 SE 83]: Height .75 meters. Built of rubble. Broken. Four rooms (north, south, east, and west).

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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
    02/08/1929; 02/09/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

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."