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Thursday, March 14, 1929 (continued)

(5) G 7000 SE 130
No. 130: Height .6 meters. Built of rubble, east to west, broken. Cleared.

(6) G 7600 Pt XVIII to XX
Building of mud brick, with three rooms; built on debris of street. Cleared for measurement and leveling.
Found in debris of room XIX: fragments of ushabtis [29-3-130, 29-3-131], pottery bowl [29-3-132].
Found in debris of room XX: fragment of decorated faience bowl [29-3-129], and fragment of "new year's" bottle [29-3-128].

[ILLUSTRATION]

Friday, March 15 1929
Thirty-second day of work.

Locals: 53

Cars (line XIII):
6:00 - 8:00: 84
8:30 - 12:00: 120
1:00 - 5:00: 170
total: 374

Work on:
(1) G 7600
(2) G 7540 T
(3) G 7650 and C
(4) G 7690 B
(5) G 7600 Pt XXI to XXIII

(1) Street G 7600
East of G 7650, west of G 7750. Uncovered pit coming up in the mud brick building Pt XVIII to XX. Numbered G 7600 Z. Found in street debris: eight bowls [29-3-196, 29-3-197, 29-3-198, 29-3-199, 29-3-200, 29-3-201, 29-3-202, 29-3-209], five small jars [29-3-204, 29-3-205, 29-3-206, 29-3-207, 29-3-208], two large jars [29-3-195, 29-3-210], one large bowl [29-3-203], faience vessel fragments [29-3-214], flint knife [29-3-211], copper pin [29-3-212].

(2) G 7540
G 7540 T: In room (4), clearing debris of bodies; found: three blue glass barrel beads [two listed in register: 29-3-192] and fragment of gold foil [29-3-193]. Cleared room.

(3) G 7650
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered pit B.
G 7650 C: Down 14 meters. Debris: rubble, sand, and dirty dust. Found in debris: one jar of drab ware (late) [29-3-194].

(4) G 7690
G 7690 B: In chamber. Clearing debris. Open, rock-cut sarcophagus, north to south.

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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
    03/14/1929; 03/15/1929
  • 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."