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Wednesday, April 3, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7650
Clearing north casing and debris between it and core. Uncovered four stones with masonry marks in red paint.
G 7650 X: Depth 1 meter. Mud brick. No chamber.
G 7650 Y: Depth 2.32 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on east, open. Found: rough limestone vessel. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7750
G 7750 B: Down 16 meters. Debris: rubble, sand, and blocks. Chamber on south, open.
G 7750 Z: In rooms V and VI. Debris: black dust, bones, etc. from robbers' disturbance. Room V. Four rock-cut coffins - three of them closed with slabs and one open. Found in debris: ushabti fragments. Room VI. Cleared.

(5) G 7000 SE 140 - 142
No. 140 [G 7000 SE 140]: Height .55 meters. Mud brick. No chamber.
No. 141 [G 7000 SE 141]: Height .85 meters. Mud brick. Chamber rock-cut on north.
No. 142 [G 7000 SE 142]: Height 1 meter. Mud brick and rubble. Chamber rock-cut on east.

One of local boys fell down G 7750 Z, but on the suggestion he be sent to the hospital, decided he was all right.

Thursday, April 4 1929
Forty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 53 (and one quarter)

Cars (line XIII):
5:45 - 8:00: 74
8:30 - 12:00: 112
1:00 - 5:00: 98
total: 284

Work on:
(1) G 7510 south of, M, N
(2) G 7524 C
(3) G 7650 Z
(4) G 7651 A, B
(5) G 7750 B, Z
(6) G 7000 SE 143

(1) G 7510
South of G 7510. Clearing eastwards in cross street. Uncovered small mastaba G 7651 and pits G 7510 M and N.
G 7510 Ms: Down 2 meters. Masonry above. Rock-cut below.
G 7510 Ns: Depth 3.35 meters. Masonry above, rock-cut below. Chamber on east. Cleared room.

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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
    04/03/1929; 04/04/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."