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Saturday, November 30, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7761, clearing debris of rubble and sand.

(2) G 7510
Clearing top of north end of mastaba. Uncovered quarry marks on stones [ILLUSTRATION].

(3) G 7530
G 7530 A: Transporting lid of sarcophagus to gate.

(4) G 7754
Clearing late mud brick work on mastaba.

(5) G 7757
G 7757 A: Down 14 meters. Debris: pebbles, rubble and sand.
[ILLUSTRATION] Door blocking [ARROW] west.
Room VI: Opened rock-cut coffins. In east is a mummy, head west, unbroken. Photographed.
Room VII: Found in debris scarab, glass fragment, copper fragment.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    11/30/1929
  • 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."