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Friday, April 6, 1928 (continued)

(7) G 7903
Clearing in rooms 'a', 'b', and pit A. On west side of room 'b', two uninscribed niches. Unfinished clearance.
G 7903 A: Down 3.5 meters. Rock-cut. Debris: rksh, dubsh, and sand.

Saturday, April 7, 1928
Twenty-third day of work.

Locals: 57

Cars emptied, line VII:
6:00 - 7:30: 3
8:00 - 12:00: 6
1:15 - 5:25: 6
total: 15

Work on:
(1) G 7350 C
(2) G 7781
(3) G 7782 A, B
(4) G 7784 A, C
(5) G 7787 G
(6) G 7792 A
(7) G 7901
(8) G 7902 north of
(9) G 7903 A, B
(10) G 7000 SE XVIII, and XLVI to XLIX [G 7000 SE 18, 46 - 49]

(1) G 7350
G 7350 C: In chamber No. ii. Debris: rksh.

(2) G 7781
Clearing debris on top and east and west of mastaba.

(3) G 7782
Clearing on top and east of stone mastaba, north of G 7785. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 7782 A: Depth 1.75 meters. Built of dubsh and stones. Chamber on east, built of dubsh, roof broken. Found in room debris: one Roman lamp. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7782 B: Down 1.9 meters. Built of dubsh, broken on north.

(4) G 7784
G 7784 A: Down 7.15 meters.
G 7784 C: Depth 6.05 meters. Chamber rock-cut on west, open. In chamber is a rock-cut coffin, north to south, and niche on south.

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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
    04/06/1928; 04/07/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

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."