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Friday, April 26, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7661
G 7661 A: In Rooms iv, v, vi. Cleared iv and v.

(5) G 7662
G 7662 F: Down 4.8 meters. Chamber on west, open.

(6) G 7663
G 7663 A: Depth 7.42 meters. Chamber on south, open.

(7) Street G 7700
East of G 7750. Clearing to northwards. Stones of a small mastaba in street, not yet numbered. Found: copper ring and shells.

Saturday, April 27 1929
Sixty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 51

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 49, 53
8:30 - 12:00: 59, 81
2:00 - 5:20: 65, 68
totals: 173, 202
total: 375

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7652 A
(3) G 7660 B
(4) G 7661 A
(5) G 7662 D, F, G, Z
(6) G 7663 A
(7) G 7700
(8) G 7000 SE 160

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7660, clearing southwards. Uncovered mud brick wall, with two niches, outside G 7660 'a'. Found late grave No. G 7000 SE 160.

(2) G 7652
G 7652 A: In Rooms i, iii, vi, vii, viii.
Room i. Removed bodies from graves. Cleared.
Room iii. Rock-cut grave with broken roof stones, a second body outside the lid. Cleared.
Room vi. Removed door blocking. Wooden coffin inside.
Room vii. Removed door blocking. Wooden coffin inside.
Room viii. Removed door blocking. Two wooden coffins inside.

(3) G 7660
G 7660 B: Clearing round top of pit. Found: faience amulet.

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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
    04/26/1929; 04/27/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."