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Sunday, April 7, 1929 (continued)

(3) Street G 7600 (continued)
G 7600 Y: Down 6.9 meters. Debris: black dust, potsherds, and rubble. Found: one ushabti.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7650
Removed remains of mud brick building from SE corner of mastaba.
G 7650 Z: In rooms (2) (west). Three main chambers: IV and V on west, open, VI on south. Found in room ii: ushabti fragments.
G 7650 W: Down 3.5 meters. Rock-cut.

(5) G 7750
Clearing small street south of mastaba. Debris: rubble, sand, stones, etc. Found in debris: one broken jar, one small jar, number of model jars and saucers of pottery.
G 7750 B: In room ii: debris: rubble and sand. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, April 8 1929
Fifty-third day of work.

Locals: 57

Cars (line XIII):
5:45 - 8:00: 67
8:30 - 12:00: 116
1:00 - 5:00: 104
total: 287

Work on:
(1) G 7524 A, D
(2) G 7600 V, W, X, Y, Z
(3) G 7650 south of, W, Z
(4) G 7651 A
(5) G 7750 south of
(6) G 7000 SE 146 to 148

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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
    04/07/1929; 04/08/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

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."