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Thursday, February 14, 1929
Eighth day of work.

Locals: 43

Cars (line XII):
6:30 - 8:00: 88
8:30 - 12:00: 164
1:00 - 4:40: 142
total: 394

Work on:
(1) G 7560, east of
(2) G 7562 A
(3) G 7563
(4) G 7660 Y
(5) G 7000 SE 91 - [97]

(1) G 7560
East of G 7560. Clearing debris of sand and rubble from this area between G 7560 and G 7690, which is filled with late graves of rubble and mud.
Room 'e': Against east wall of G 7560. Door on east. Found in debris south of south wall of room 'c': model jars and saucers of pottery [29-2-57, 29-2-58, 29-2-59, 29-2-60, 29-2-61].

(2) G 7562
Clearing over mastaba. West of G 7690. Found pit A, and late graves. Found in debris: six pointed-vase offering jars [29-2-49, 29-2-50, 29-2-51, 29-2-52, 29-2-53, 29-2-54].
G 7562 A: Down 1.5 meters. Built of rubble above, rock-cut below.

(3) G 7563
Clearing over and east of mastaba. Built of small masonry.

(4) G 7660
G 7660 Y: Clearing chamber. Uncovered a third limestone sarcophagus: lid broken.

(5) G 7000 SE 91 - 97
No. 91 [G 7000 SE 91]: Height 1.5 meters. Built of rubble. Room on south, closed (1). Built of rubble. Room on west, broken (2). Built of rubble. Room on north, broken (3).
No. 92 [G 7000 SE 92]: Height 1 meter. Built of rubble. Room on east; roofed. North to south.
No. 93 [G 7000 SE 93]: Height 1 meter. Built of rubble. Rooms on north, south, east, and west (four).
No. 94 [G 7000 SE 94]: Height .9 meters. Built of rubble. Roofed. Found in debris: broken face of plaster mummy case (rough) [29-2-56], faience cylinder and disc beads [29-2-55].
No. 95 [G 7000 SE 95]: Height .7 meters. Built of rubble. East to west.
No. 96 [G 7000 SE 96]: Height .9 meters. Built of rubble. North of G 7563. Rooms on west, east, and north.
No. 97 [G 7000 SE 97]: Height .7 meters. Built of rubble. North to south. Broken.

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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
    02/14/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."