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Wednesday, April 10, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7750
Clearing south of mastaba.
G 7750 Z: In rooms i and v. Stones thought to be of sarcophagus are not so, but loose stones. Room v, removed slab roofs of coffins and cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, April 11 1929
Fifty-fifth day of work.

Locals: 56

Cars (line XIII):
5:40 - 8:00: 62
8:30 - 12:00: 68
1:00 - 5:00: 94
total: 224

Work on:
(1) G 7524 A, D
(2) G 7600 S, T, Y, Z
(3) G 7650 south of, Z, 'd', 'e', 'f'
(4) G 7750

(1) G 7524
Clearing on top of mastaba.
G 7524 A: In room ii (south). Found in debris: ushabti fragments, faience vessel fragments, painted potsherd.
G 7524 D: Depth 7.7 meters. Chamber on south, rock-cut, open. Large rough limestone sarcophagus with lid propped up by robbers.

(2) Street G 7600
Clearing G 7650 (east of). Found pits R and S, rooms 'd', 'e', and 'f' of outer mud brick chapel of G 7650.
G 7600 S: Down 6.3 meters. Built of masonry above, rock-cut below. Found in debris: one bowl.
G 7600 T: Depth 10.25 meters. Two rooms i on east open, II on west, open. Found in pit debris: two large jars (Ptolemaic?), six jars, two bowls, two small jars (all Ptolemaic?).
G 7600 Y: In rooms. Two rock-cut coffins, open. Found in debris of chamber: ushabtis, faience model offering table with jar, faience amulet, small faience cup.
G 7600 Z: In room (1)(west).

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  • 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
    04/10/1929; 04/11/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

Published Documents 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."