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Wednesday, April 25, 1928 (continued)

(4) G 7775
G 7775 W: Depth 9.5 meters. Chamber on south. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION].

(5) G 7779
G 7779 B: Down 12.3 meters. Found in debris: fragment: inscribed ushabtis (faience).

(6) G 7783
Clearing on top of mastaba. Uncovered room 'b' and pit E.
Room 'b': Chapel of mastaba, walls broken: niche on west.
Room D: Height 1.7 meters, serdab (?)
G 7783 E: Height .9 meters. Built of dubsh, north to south, roof broken in.

(7) G 7784
Clearing on top of mastaba at north side.

(8) G 7789
G 7789 A: Down 6 meters.
G 7789 C: Depth 4.7 meters. Chamber on west, open.

(9) G 7500 Pt. VI
Room of Roman mud brick buildings on top of G 7520. Uncovering lines of walls for removal. Found in debris: potsherd with black ink decoration.

Thursday, April 26, 1928
Thirty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars emptied, line XI:
6:00 - 7:30: 50
8:00 - 12:00: 100
1:30 - 5:30: 110
total: 260

Work on:
(1) G 7500 street
(2) G 7773 C
(3) G 7779 B
(4) G 7781 A
(5) G 7784
(6) G 7789 A, C
(7) G 7500 Pt VI to IX

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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
    04/25/1928; 04/26/1928
  • 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."