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Friday, April 5, 1929 (continued)

(7) G 7751 (continued)
Room 'a': Built of stone blocks, walls broken down. Sill of doorway remains.

(8) G 7000 SE 144, 145
No. 144 [G 7000 SE 144]: Height .93 meters. Built of mud-brick. Room in pit, roof missing. Cleared.
No. 145 [G 7000 SE 145]: Height .5 meters. Built of mud brick. Cleared.

Saturday, April 6 1929
Fifty-first day of work.

Locals: 53 (and one quarter)

Cars (line XIII):
5:45 - 8:00: 52
8:30 - 12:00: 94
1:00 - 5:00: 98
total: 244

Work on:
(1) G 7510 south of
(2) G 7600 V, W, X, Y
(3) G 7524 C
(4) G 7650 Z, 'b', 'c'
(5) G 7651 A
(6) G 7750 B
(7) G 7751 B

(1) South of G 7510

[ILLUSTRATION]

Removed mud brick wall, west of G 7751, on debris.

(2) Street G 7600
Clearing south in street. Uncovered rooms 'b' and 'c' in street. Commenced work on pits V, W, X, and Y.
G 7600 V: Down 3.35 meters. Rock-cut. Four chambers: (1) on east, open, found: fragment of glass vessel, fragments of iron; (2) on north, open; (3) on west, open; (4) on south, open.
G 7600 W: Down 5.7 meters. Found in pit debris: ushabti fragments, potsherds, faience amulet.
G 7600 X: Depth 4.9 meters. Rock-cut below. Three rooms: (1) on north, open; (2) on north, open; (3) on west, open. Parts of bodies in rooms, much disturbed. Found in pit debris:

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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
    04/05/1929; 04/06/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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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."