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Friday, April 13, 1928 (continued)

(6) G 7901
G 7901 A: Depth 2.1 meters. Rock-cut. Bad rock on north packed with mud and dubsh. Chamber on north, small, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
Room 'c': Clearing debris from room. [ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7000 SE LIII, LIV [G 7000 SE 53, 54]
No. LIII [G 7000 SE 53]: Built of dubsh. Height .6 meters. Cleared.
No. LIV [G 7000 SE 54]: Built of dubsh. Height .48 meters. Cleared.

Saturday, April 14, 1928
Twenty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 56, and one for half day

Cars emptied, line XIII:
6:00 - 7:30: 9
8:00 - 12:00: 15
1:15 - 5:25: 18
total: 42

Work on:
(1) G 7690 A
(2) G 7777 J to N, W
(3) G 7778
(4) G 7781
(5) G 7783 Y
(6) G 7784 B, Q to T
(7) G 7789 H, I, J
(8) G 7792 A
(9) G 7905

(1) G 7690
G 7690 A: Down 6.2 meters. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand.

(2) G 7777
G 7777 J: Down 1.5 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7777 K: Down 1 meter. Rock-cut.
G 7777 L: Depth 1.85 meters. Rock-cut, dbsh above. Two chambers had been begun on west and north, but only cut in 30 cm. Cleared.
G 7777 M: Down 1.5 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
    04/13/1928; 04/14/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 7000 SE 53

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7000 SE 54

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7777

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7778

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7781

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7783

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7789

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7901

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7905

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."