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microfilm: begin page 904

Sunday, March 31, 1929
Forty-sixth day of work.

Locals: 56

Cars (line XIII):
5:45 - 8:00: 76
8:30 - 12:00: 122
1:00 - 5:00: 108
total: 306

Work on:
(1) G 7510 south of
(2) G 7750 B, Z

(1) South of G 7510
Clearing westwards north of G 7520, G 7524, G 7650.

(2) G 7750
G 7750 B: Down 10.6 meters. Debris: rubble, sand. Found: fragment of faience ushabti [29-3-402], small much worn statue [29-3-403].
G 7750 Z: In room I. Clearing disturbed debris.

Monday, April 1 1929
Forty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 53 (and one half)

Cars (line XIII):
6:00 - 8:00: 78
8:30 - 12:00: 116
1:00 - 5:00: 118
total: 312

Work on:
(1) G 7510 south of
(2) G 7750 B, Z
(3) G 7000 SE 135 to 139

(1) G 7510
South of G 7510. Clearing north of G 7520 and G 7524 and G 7650, and westwards. Uncovered late graves in cross street and pits G 7510 Rs, Ss, Ts (see page 907), Ys and Zs.
G 7510 Rs: Height. 1.95 meters. Built of mud brick, rock-cut below, chamber on west open.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7510 Ss: Height. 1.18 meters. (Similar to pit R), in all respects.
G 7510 Ts: Height 2.2 meters. (Similar to pit R), unfinished.
G 7510 Ys: Depth 1.32 meters. (Similar to pit R), no chamber.
G 7510 Zs: Depth .6 meters. (Built of mud brick), no chamber.

(2) G 7750
G 7750 B: Down 13.45 meters. Debris: broken blocks, sand, and rubble.
G 7750 Z: In room V. Clearing confused debris of robbers.

(3) G 7000 SE 135 - 139
No. 135 [G 7000 SE 135]: Height .25 meters. Built of rubble and sand. Chamber on west cleared.
No. 136 [G 7000 SE 136]: Height .9 meters. Built of rubble and sand. Chamber on north cleared.
No. 137 [G 7000 SE 137]: Height 1.4 meters. Built of rubble and sand. Chamber on west cleared.
No. 138 [G 7000 SE 138]: Height 1.35 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on west cleared.
No. 139 [G 7000 SE 139]: Height 1.5 meters. Built of rubble and sand. Chamber on west cleared.

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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
    03/31/1929; 04/01/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."