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Thursday, April 4, 1929 (continued)

(2) G 7524
G 7524 C: Depth 10.15 meters. Found in chamber debris: four small offering dishes of alabaster, two small beads, scrap of gold foil.

(3) G 7650
Clearing casing of north face. Most of the casing blocks are marked on the reverse side with quarry marks.
G 7650 Z: Down 5 meters. Masonry above, rock-cut below.

(4) G 7651
Clearing top of small masonry mastaba: uncovered pit A and B and late grave G 7000 SE 143.
G 7651 A: Depth 3.22 meters. Masonry above, rock-cut below. Chamber on east, sealed with stones and mud.
G 7651 B: Down 1.8 meters. Masonry above, rock-cut below.

(5) G 7750
G 7750 B: Down 17.2 meters. In room I on south. Debris of bird bones and rubble; pit goes on down.
G 7750 Z: In room I. Debris confused by robbers. Rock-cut coffin. Cleared.

(6) G 7000 SE 143
No. 143 [G 7000 SE 143]: Depth 1.4 meters. Built of rubble. Room on east. Cleared.

Friday, April 5 1929
Fiftieth day of work.

Locals: 57

Cars (line XIII):
5:45 - 8:00: 64
8:30 - 12:00: 94
1:00 - 5:00: 98
total: 256

Work on:
(1) G 7600 W
(2) G 7510 south of, Ls, Ms, Ns
(3) G 7524 C
(4) G 7650 Z
(5) G 7651 B
(6) G 7750 B
(7) G 7751 A, B, 'a'
(8) G 7000 SE 144 and 145

(1) Street G 7600
Commenced working southward from north end of street, clearing to lowest levels. Uncovered pit W.
G 7600 W: Down 1.2 meters. Built of masonry above (removed earlier), rock-cut below.

(2) G 7510
South of G 7510. Clearing cross street south of mastaba. Uncovered pit Ls, and late graves G 7000 SE 144, G 7000 SE 145. The pits in this room numbered G 7510 have now an 's' added, as some numbers have already

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

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."