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microfilm: begin page 960

Saturday, November 9, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7750
Clearing north of north face of mastaba, to eastwards. Debris of rubble and sand.

Sunday, November 10 1929
Ninth day of work.

Locals: 31

Cars, line XV:
5:30 - 8:00: 45
8:30 - 12:00: 94
1:00 - 4:25: 85
total: 224

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7510
(3) Sarcophagi (G 7120)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7750, at north end, and north of G 7750. Clearing debris. Found: faience amulet figure, ushabti fragments, frit bottle fragments, faience bead, glass fragments, part of Roman lamp, fragment painted pottery.

(2) G 7510
Clearing top of mastaba, dumping to north and into pit B. Found: nil.

(3) G 7120
G 7120 A: Moving parts of sarcophagus of [TRANSLITERATION] [Kawab] to gate of excavation.

Monday, November 11 1929
Armistice Day.
Tenth day of work

Locals: 32

Cars, line XIV:
5:50 - 8:00: 72
8:30 - 12:00: 140
1:00 - 4:30: 138
total: 350

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7120 A
(3) G 7310 B
(4) G 7510
(5) G 7750, north of

(1) Street G 7700
North of G 7754, clearing debris to northwards. Found: three vessels of limestone (one broken), one incised fragment of limestone, fragment of glass, faience udjat, fragment of diorite vessel, fragment of alabaster.

(2) G 7120
G 7120 A: Moving parts of sarcophagus to gate.

(3) G 7310
G 7310 B: Removing parts of sarcophagus and lid to gate.

(4) G 7510
Clearing debris on top of mastaba: dumping in pit B.

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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
    11/09/1929; 11/10/1929; 11/11/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)

Tombs and Monuments 6

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kawab (G 7110-7120)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7120, along with Hetepheres [II] (original owner of G 7110). Son of Khufu and Meretites [I]. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his daughter Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540), main room (east wall), identified as [jrj-pat sA nswt smsw n Xt=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp xrp jAwt nTrt aA dwAw] hereditary prince, king's eldest son of his body, chief lector-priest, director of divine offices, assistant of (the god) Duau; in situ in G 7530-7540). Also mentioned in tomb of his steward Khemetnu (owner of G 5210).

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."