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microfilm: begin page 941

Tuesday, April 30, 1929
Day of rest.

Wednesday, May 1 1929
Seventy-second day of work.

Locals: 49

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 52, 54
8:30 - 12:00: 66, 70
2:00 - 5:20: 55, 60
totals: 173, 184
total: 357

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7652 A
(3) G 7660 B, 'c'
(4) G 7661 C
(5) G 7662 H
(6) G 7700
(7) G 7760 'a'
(8) G 7000 SE [160, 162 - 164]

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7660, clearing southwards. Uncovered Room 'c' of outer chapel of G 7660. Found late burials Nos. 160 - 164 [G 7000 SE 160, G 7000 SE 161, G 7000 SE 162, G 7000 SE 163, G 7000 SE 164]. Found in street debris: faience beads [29-5-32] and amulets [29-5-25, 29-5-26, 29-5-27, 29-5-28, 29-5-29, 29-5-30, 29-5-31].

(2) G 7652
G 7652 A: In Rooms ii and viii.
Room ii: removed northern coffin and body. Found in debris: fragments of faience vessel, fragments of gold foil. Waxed southern coffin preparatory to removal.
Room viii: removed small mummy and cleared room.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7660
G 7660 B: Down 8.7 meters.
Room 'c': Mud brick room of outer chapel of G 7660.

(4) G 7661
G 7661 C: Down 3.7 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.

(5) G 7662
Clearing top of mastaba. Found pit H.
G 7662 H: Depth 1.5 meters. Rubble and rock-cut. No chamber.

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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
    04/30/1929; 05/01/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."