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microfilm: begin page 886

Friday, March 1, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7600
Clearing east of G 7670, northwards.

(2) G 7540
G 7540 T: Down 7.8 meters.

(3) G 7690
Clearing towards southwest corner, below railway dump. Found in old debris: fragment of decorated faience [29-3-1].
G 7690 B: Down 6 meters. Rock-cut pit.

Saturday, March 2, 1929
Twenty-second day of work.

Locals: 54

Cars (line XIII):
6:30 - 8:00: 34
8:30 - 12:00: 72
1:00 - 4:40: 100
total: 206

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7540 T
(3) G 7690 and B

(1) Street G 7600
Clearing northwards, east of southeast corner G 7670. Uncovered remains of mud brick [chapel] east of mastaba, walls almost obliterated. Found in debris: pottery vessel with Hieratic inscription [29-3-11], faience amulet [29-3-3], fragments of mud with impression [29-3-9], flint knife fragment [29-3-2], alabaster ball bead [29-3-6], small amulet [29-3-7], udjat eye [29-3-5], beads [29-3-10].

(2) G 7540
G 7540 T: Down 10 meters.

(3) G 7690
Clearing southwest corner of mastaba.
G 7690 B: Down 10 meters.

Sunday, March 3, 1929
Twenty-third day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars (line XIII):
6:30 - 8:00: 28
8:30 - 12:00: 60
1:00 - 4:40: 90
total: 178

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7540 T
(3) G 7670 and 'a'
(4) G 7690 and B

microfilm: end page 886

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
    03/01/1929; 03/02/1929; 03/03/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

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."