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microfilm: begin page 889

Monday, March 4, 1929 (continued)

(5) G 7000 SE 123 - 127
No. 123 [G 7000 SE 123]: Height 1.1 meters. Built of mud brick, roof broken. Debris of rubble and sand. Cleared.
No. 124 [G 7000 SE 124]: Mud coffin, painted and plastered. Colored design on upper part. Lower part broken, and bones showing.
No. 125 [G 7000 SE 125]: Mud coffin, in debris, plastered. Bones visible.
No. 126 [G 7000 SE 126]: Height .53 meters. Built of rubble. Room on east, roof broken. Cleared.
No. 127 [G 7000 SE 127]: Height 1.1 meters. Built of rubble. Room on west, roof broken. Cleared.

Tuesday, March 5 1929
Day of rest.

Wednesday, March 6 1929
Twenty-fifth day of work.

Locals: 51 (half day)

Cars (line XIII):
6:30 - 8:00: 30
8:30 - 12:00: 39
total: 69

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7690
(3) G 7000 SE 128

(1) Street G 7600
Clearing room G 7670 'b'. Uncovered late grave No. 128 [G 7000 SE 128].

(2) G 7690
Clearing on top of south end of mastaba.

(3) G 7000 SE 128
No. 128 [G 7000 SE 128]: Height .5 meters. Built east-west, of rubble. Cleared.

Gale of wind, with sand, brought work to a stop at 10.0 a.m.

Thursday, March 7 1929
Twenty-sixth day of work.

Locals: 51

Cars (line XIII):
6:30 - 8:00: 46
8:30 - 12:00: 97
total: 143

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7670
(3) G 7690

microfilm: end page 889

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
    03/04/1929; 03/05/1929; 03/06/1929; 03/07/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."