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Friday, April 12, 1929 (continued)

(2) Street G 7600 (continued)
G 7600 Z: Room i. Debris: black dust, sand, rubble. Found: ushabti fragments, faience beads, fragment of faience vessel.

(3) G 7631
Clearing south face of mastaba of rubble and sand.

(4) G 7650
Rooms: 'g', 'h': Clearing mud brick rooms, plastered black. South of rooms 'e' and 'f' in street G 7600. Found in debris: faience cylinder bead.

(5) G 7000 SE 149 - 151
No. 149 [G 7000 SE 149]: Height 1.6 meters. Built of mud brick against G 7650. Chamber on south. Cleared.
No. 150 [G 7000 SE 150]: Height 1.8 meters. Built of mud brick against G 7760. Chamber on south. Cleared.
No. 151 [G 7000 SE 151]: Height 2.1 meters. Built of mud brick against G 7760. Chamber on south. Cleared.

Saturday, April 13 1929
Fifty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 54

Cars (line XIII):
5:40 - 8:00: 58
8:30 - 12:00: 106
1:00 - 5:00: 100
total: 264

Work on:
(1) G 7524 A
(2) G 7600 R, S, T, Z
(3) G 7631 (south of)
(4) G 7650 (south of)
(5) G 7652 A
(6) G 7000 SE 152

(1) G 7524
G 7524 A: In rooms iii, iv, v and pit vi. Debris: rubble, sand, black dust, and bones. Found in debris of room iii: ushabtis and fragments.

(2) Street G 7600
Clearing west of G 7760 to southwards. Found in debris: flint fragment, ushabti fragment, faience bead.
G 7600 R: Down 9.5 meters. Debris: sand, rubble, stones.
G 7600 S: Down 11.2 meters. Debris: sand, rubble, stones: four chambers: i on southeast open, ii on north open, iii on north open, iv on west open. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/12/1929; 04/13/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

Published Documents 2

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."