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Monday, April 15, 1929 (continued)

(2) Street G 7600
West of G 7760, clearing to southward. South of room G 7650 'R' uncovered chamber of stones, and rubble mastaba G 7661. Found in debris: fragment of alabaster slab inscribed, faience fragments, copper amulet, fragment of alabaster vessel.
G 7600 R: Depth 11.5 meters. In rooms i, ii and iii. Debris: sand and rubble. Found in pit debris: faience beads and udjat eyes, ushabti fragments. In room i, two rock cut graves, open; three in room ii. Found in debris of room iii: serpentine scarab.
G 7600 S: In rooms ii, iii, iv. Found in room ii: small jar of R.W [red ware].
G 7600 Z: In pit v, depth 2.48 meters. Chamber, open, on west.

(3) G 7631
G 7631 Y: Down 10 meters. Debris: sand and potsherds. Three chambers: i on north, rock cut, open; ii on west; iii on south, rock cut, open.

(4) G 7652
G 7652 A: Down 8.1 meters.

(5) G 7661
Clearing on top of mastaba which is built on debris of rubble and potsherds. Found pit A.
G 7661 A: Down 3.7 meters. Built of rubble, rock cut below. Found in debris: fragment of faience vessel, fragment of copper.

(6) Street G 7700
East of G 7760, clearing street to northwards. Found: two small jars.

Tuesday, April 16 1929
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 17 1929
Sixtieth day of work.

Locals: 58

Cars (line XIII, XIV):
5:40 - 8:00: 46, 45
8:30 - 12:00: 54, 67
1:30 - 5:10: 38, 60
totals: 138, 172
total: 310

Work on:
(1) G 7524 A, D
(2) G 7600 R, S, Z
(3) G 7631 Y
(4) G 7652 A
(5) G 7661 A
(6) G 7700
(7) G 7000 SE 149, 153

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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
    04/15/1929; 04/16/1929; 04/17/1929
  • 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."