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Wednesday, November 27, 1929 (continued)

(8) G 7761
Clearing over mastaba and east of it. Debris of rubble, sand, and potsherds. Uncovered chapel rooms 'a' and 'b'.
Room 'a': Clearing debris which had flowed into room. Door opens to east. Two niches in west wall. Two pits visible at south end of room.
Room 'b': Door with lintel, opening south.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, November 28, 1929
Twenty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 42

Cars, line XIV, XV:
6:00 - 8:00: 20, 40
8:30 - 12:00: 48, 55
1:00 - 4:25: 50, 64
totals: 118, 159
total: 277

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7340 X
(3) G 7510
(4) G 7757 A
(5) G 7761 A, B, 'a'
(6) G 7000 E II [G 7000 E 2]

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing east of G 7761, to southward. Uncovered entrance of G 7761 X.

(2) G 7340
G 7340 X: Transporting sarcophagus and lid to north gateway.

(3) G 7510
Clearing top of mastaba at north end.

(4) G 7757
G 7757 A: Down 9.3 meters. Debris: rubble, limestone chips, sand. Found in pit debris: thirty-two copper objects, one silver ring, gold fragments, glass fragment, fragment of limestone niche. From sieved debris of room IV: faience scarab, amulets, beads (lapis, serpentine, hematite, faience), udjats, gold leaf amulets, glass beads, fragment of limestone figure.

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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
    11/27/1929; 11/28/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."