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Wednesday, May 1, 1929 (continued)

(6) Street G 7700
East of G 7750, clearing northwards, north of room G 7650 'a'.

(7) G 7760
Room 'a': Clearing debris from chamber. In debris is inscribed lintel of niche or outer door.

(8) G 7000 SE 160, 162 - 164
No. 160 [G 7000 SE 160]: Opened blocking. Body head west.
No. 162 [G 7000 SE 162]: Height 1.4 meters. Rubble and mud. Room on east, open. Cleared.
No. 163 [G 7000 SE 163]: Height 1.4 meters. Rubble. Room on south. Cleared.
No. 164 [G 7000 SE 164]: Height 1.2 meters. Rubble. Room on west. Cleared.

Thursday, May 2 1929
Seventy-third day of work.

Locals: 48

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 47, 44
8:30 - 12:00: 68, 68
2:00 - 5:20: 61, 75
totals: 176, 182
total: 363

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7660 B, 'c', 'd'
(3) G 7661 C
(4) G 7662 G
(5) G 7700
(6) G 7000 SE 162, 165

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7660, clearing southwards. Uncovered room 'd' of outer chapel G 7660.

(2) G 7660
G 7660 B: Down 11.3 meters.
Rooms 'c' and 'd': Clearing debris of outer chapel (mud brick).

(3) G 7661
G 7661 C: Down 7.5 meters. Small chamber on west, rock-cut, rough. Pit goes down.

(4) G 7662
G 7662 G: Opened door blocking of rubble. Body, head missing, north-south, lying in chamber.

(5) Street G 7700
East of G 7750, clearing northwards.

(6) G 7000 SE 162, 165
No. 162 [G 7000 SE 162]: Chamber on south, roof broken in. Cleared.
No. 165 [G 7000 SE 165]: Height 1.75 meters. Rubble. Chamber on south. Cleared.

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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
    05/01/1929; 05/02/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

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."