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Thursday, April 25, 1929 (continued)

(5) G 7662
G 7662 E: Depth 4.8 meters. Room on west, open. Rock-cut coffin, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7662 F: Down 2.5 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.

(6) G 7663
Clearing top of rubble mastaba. Found pit A.
G 7663 A: Down 3.5 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.

(7) Street G 7700
East of G 7750. Clearing northwards. Uncovered mud brick walls in street. Found: copper ring, amulets, shells.

(8) South of G 7760
Clearing south of mastaba.

Friday, April 26 1929
Sixty-eighth day of work.

Locals: 50

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:30 - 8:00: 49, 49
8:30 - 12:00: 58, 68
2:00 - 5:20: 52, 74
totals: 159, 191
total: 350

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7652 A
(3) G 7660 'a', B
(4) G 7661 A
(5) G 7662 F
(6) G 7663 A
(7) G 7700

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7660. Clearing southwards.

(2) G 7652
G 7652 A: In Room ii. Removed door blocking. Two bodies in wooden coffins.

(3) G 7660
Room 'a': Cleared debris. Niche broken down. Found in debris: one bowl.
G 7660 B: Clearing debris around top of pit.

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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
    04/25/1929; 04/26/1929
  • 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."