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Thursday, April 12, 1928
Twenty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars emptied, line XII:
6:00 - 7:30: 58
8:00 - 12:00: 86
1:15 - 5:30: 58
total: 202

Work on:
(1) G 7690 'a', B
(2) G 7777 V, W
(3) G 7784 B, U
(4) G 7792 A
(5) G 7901 A, B, 'c'
(6) G 7000 SE LV to LVIII [G 7000 SE 55 - 58]

(1) G 7690
Clearing on top and east of mastaba. Uncovered offering room 'a', and late pits LVIII, LVII.
Room 'a': Built of stone block, much broken.
G 7690 A: Down .5 meters. Built of stone blocks above.

(2) G 7777
G 7777 V: Down 5 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7777 W: Depth 4.5 meters. Chamber on north, rock-cut. Found in debris: one pot (two handled), potsherds. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7784
Clearing on top of mastaba and east of. Uncovered pit U.
G 7784 B: Down 4.8 meters.
G 7784 U: Down 2.1 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Chamber on north, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7792
G 7792 A: In room i. Cleared room. Continued excavating pit down 18.6 meters. Debris of rksh and water. Found in southwest corner of pit, half in water: statuette of Osiris figure [28-4-76], inscribed on pilaster at back, of shist.

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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
    04/12/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."