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Saturday, April 27, 1929 (continued)

(8) G 7000 SE 160
No. 160 [G 7000 SE 160]: Height 1.05 meters. Mud brick Chamber on east sealed with rubble.

Sunday, April 28 1929
Seventieth day of work.

Locals: 52

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 32, 62
8:30 - 12:00: __, 60
2:00 - 5:00: __, 45
totals: 32,167
total: 199

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7652 A
(3) G 7660 B
(4) G 7661 A
(5) G 7662 G, Z
(6) G 7700
(7) G 7750 (south of), 'a'

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7660. Clearing southwards. Found, east of G 7660 'a', parts of stone facing of outer chapel G 7660 'b', and two bases of square columns. In the north wall of G 7660 'b' (mud brick) are three small niches at the west end, and two towards the east end.

(2) G 7652
G 7652 A: Rooms v, vii, viii.
Room v: debris of bones and black dust; found: large jar [29-4-321].
Room vii: removed remains of wooden coffin and body, found below body a rock-cut grave with roof slabs broken, found in debris: many fragments of gold foil, gold foil figures in relief [29-4-310], amulets of various materials and one large scarab [29-4-309], all good work.
Room viii: removed wooden coffin and body, below body is another small one inside the wooden coffin (child), found: amulets of various materials [29-4-311, 29-4-313], gold foil fragments with inscription in relief [29-4-312], one large scarab [29-4-311], all good work.

(3) G 7660
G 7660 B: Down 2.55 meters. Masonry and rock-cut.

(4) G 7661
G 7661 A: In Rooms ix, i, xi, xii. Found in Room xi: serpentine implement, gold ribbon. Cleared rooms.

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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
    04/27/1929; 04/28/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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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."