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Saturday, April 20, 1929 (continued)

(7) South of G 7750
Clearing south of mastaba in street.

(8) G 7000 SE 157
No. 157 [G 7000 SE 157]: Height 1.1 meter. Rubble. Three chambers, west, south, and north, sealed with rubble.

Heavy continuous rain stopped work at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, April 21 1929
Sixty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 60

Cars (line XIII):
5:40 - 8:00: 59
8:30 - 12:00: 76
1:45 - 5:30: 65
total: 200

Work on:
(1) G 7524 and A
(2) G 7600 and S
(3) G 7652 A
(4) G 7660 A and Y
(5) G 7661 A
(6) G 7662
(7) G 7750 (south of)
(8) G 7000 SE 157

(1) G 7524
Clearing top of mastaba.
G 7524 A: In room vii. Found in debris: large number of blue glazed faience ushabtis incised.

(2) Street G 7600
East of G 7660, clearing to southwards. Found in debris: fragment of alabaster offering table.
G 7600 S: In Rooms iii and viii. Room iii, removed door blocking, wooden coffin, body, and faience ushabtis. Room viii, cleared debris.

(3) G 7652
G 7652 A: In room i, two rock-cut coffins, lid broken. Below bodies at north end another rock cut coffin. Found in debris: copper eyes, ushabtis, scraps of gold, large jar with plaster inside.

(4) G 7660
G 7660 A: Down 15.9 meters.
G 7660 Y: In rooms. Clearing debris.

(5) G 7661
G 7661 A: In room i. Clearing debris. Found: number of faience ushabtis.

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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
    04/20/1929; 04/21/1929
  • 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."