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Thursday, April 19, 1928 (continued)

(5) G 7781
G 7781 C: Depth 10.8 meters. Chamber on west, rock-cut, small. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7783
G 7783 A: In pit and in chamber. Down 8.5 meters. Cleared room No. i on west.

(7) G 7000 SE LVIII, LXI [G 7000 SE 58, 61]
No. LVIII [G 7000 SE 58]: In south and north chambers. Cleared.
No. LXI [G 7000 SE 61]: Height .6 meters. Built of stone, east to west, cleared.

Friday, April 20, 1928
Thirty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 63

Cars emptied, line XII:
6:00 - 7:30: 43
8:00 - 12:00: 67
1:20 - 5:30: 75
total: 185

Work on:
(1) G 7690 east of and A
(2) G 7775 U to Z
(3) G 7776 Y
(4) G 7777 Z
(5) G 7779 A, B, C, D
(6) G 7783 A

(1) G 7690
Clearing on east side of mastaba.
G 7690 A: Depth 16.4 meters.

(2) G 7775
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found in debris: faience udjat bead, and faience amulet. Uncovered pits U to Z.
G 7775 Z: Down 3.5 meters. Built of stones, rock-cut below. Found in debris: fragments fold foil, fragments: diorite bowl.
G 7775 U: Height .6 meters. Cleared.
G 7775 V: Height .65 meters. Built of stones, north to south. Cleared.
G 7775 X: Height .9 meters. Built of stones, north to south. Cleared.
G 7775 W: Down 3.7 meters. Built of stones above, rock-cut below.
G 7775 Y: Down 4.1 meters. Built of stones above, rock-cut below. Chamber on west, open.

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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
    04/19/1928; 04/20/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."