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Monday, April 22, 1929 (continued)

(6) G 7662 (continued)
G 7662 A: Removed slabs from floor of chamber, and found rock-cut coffin full of debris. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7662 B: Down 1.55 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.
G 7662 C: Depth 4.14 meters. Stones and rock-cut. No chamber.
G 7662 D: Depth 4.3 meters. Rubble and rock-cut against G 7660. Chamber on east, sealed with stone slabs.
G 7662 E: Down 2.08 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.

(7) Street G 7700
Clearing, east of G 7750, to northwards.

(8) G 7750
Clearing south of mastaba in cross street. Found pit G 7750 Y and late graves G 7000 SE 158 and G 7000 SE 159.

(9) G 7000 SE 158, 159
No. 158 [G 7000 SE 158]: Height 1.4 meters. Rubble and mud. Room on south, open.
No. 159 [G 7000 SE 159]: Height .75 meters. Rubble and mud. Cleared.

Tuesday, April 23 1929
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 24 1929
Sixty-sixth day of work. 1929

Locals: 53

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 39, 35
8:30 - 12:00: 63, 50
1:45 - 5:25: 75, 64
totals: 177, 149
total: 326

Work on:
(1) G 7524 and A, E, F
(2) G 7600 and S
(3) G 7652 A
(4) G 7660 A, Y
(5) G 7661 and A
(6) G 7662 and B, E
(7) G 7700
(8) G 7750 (south of)

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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
    04/22/1929; 04/23/1929; 04/24/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

Published Documents 4

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."