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Monday, April 2, 1928 (continued)

(8) G 7000 SE (continued)
No. XXXVIII [G 7000 SE 38]: Height .75 meters. Built of dubsh, north to south, roof broken.
No. XXXIX [G 7000 SE 39]: Height .8 meters. Built of dubsh, east to west, roof broken.
No. XLI [G 7000 SE 41]: Height .6 meters. Built of dubsh, chambers on south and east. South room roofed with stone, closed with dubsh. East room roof broken.
No. XL [G 7000 SE 40]: Height .9 meters. East to west. Built of mud brick. Roof broken.
No. XLII [G 7000 SE 42]: Height 1.35 meters. Built of dubsh. Two chambers, one on south and one on east.

Tuesday, April 3, 1928
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 4, 1928
Twentieth day of work.

Locals: 56

Cars emptied, line VII:
6:00 - 7:30: 3
8:00 - 12:00: 6
1:15 - 5:30: 5
total: 14

Work on:
(1) G 7350 C
(2) G 7783 Z
(3) G 7784 D, E
(4) G 7787 B, C, D
(5) G 7792 A
(6) G 7891 W
(7) G 7901
(8) G 7902
(9) G 7903
(10) G 7000 SE XXXIII, XLIII to XLV [G 7000 SE 33, 43 - 45]

(1) G 7350
G 7350 C: Down 17 meters in pit. Uncovered room No. ii on south. Found in pit debris: fragments: faience ushabti, broken faience udjat, broken faience bead, faience amulet, fragment: copper, three fragments alabaster, fragment diorite, flint knife.

(2) G 7783
Clearing east of mastaba, uncovered pit Z and G 7903.
G 7783 Z: Down .8 meters. Built of mud brick, in front of door into G 7903.

(3) G 7784
Clearing on top of mastaba, uncovered pits D and E.
G 7784 D: Down 3.9 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7784 E: Down 2.1 meters. Rock-cut.

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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
    04/02/1928; 04/03/1928; 04/04/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 18

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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."