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Sunday, April 21, 1929 (continued)

(6) G 7662
Clearing east side and on top of mastaba.

(7) South of G 7750
Clearing south of mastaba in small cross street.

(8) G 7000 SE 157
No. 157 [G 7000 SE 157]: Removed broken roof stones and cleared chambers, empty.

(Preparing railway line XIV further east.)

Monday, April 22 1929
Sixty-fifth day of work.

Locals: 58

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:40 - 8:00: 38, 35
8:30 - 12:00: 62, 64
1:30 - 5:15: 45, 65
totals: 135, 164
total: 299

Work on:
(1) G 7524
(2) G 7600 S
(3) G 7652 A
(4) G 7660 A, Y
(5) G 7661 A
(6) G 7662 and A, B, C, D
(7) G 7700
(8) G 7750 (south of)
(9) G 7000 SE 158, 159

(1) G 7524
Clearing on top of mastaba.

(2) Street G 7600
G 7600 S: In Rooms iii and vii. Debris: wood fragments, black dust, and bones of bodies. Found in Room iii: large number of blue glazed faience ushabtis, small cylinder beads, amulets of carnelian faience and stone, gold leaf fragments, broken pottery canopic jar.
Found in Room vii: large number of ushabtis, part of head of limestone statuette, faience barrel beads (in large numbers), potsherds.

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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
    04/21/1929; 04/22/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."