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Wednesday, April 18, 1928 (continued)

(5) G 7000 SE (continued)
No. LXII [G 7000 SE 62]: Height .65 meters. Built of mud brick, east to west. Found in debris: five fragments of copper ring, one shell, beads, small model of offering pots and dishes (pottery).
No. LXIII [G 7000 SE 63]: Height .95 meters. Built of mud brick. Cleared.
No. LXIV [G 7000 SE 64]: Height .75 meters. Built of stones. Chambers on north, south, and west. Cleared.
No. LXV [G 7000 SE 65]: Height 1.15 meters. Built of stones. Chambers on east and north.
No. LXVI [G 7000 SE 66]: Height .95 meters. Built of stones. Chambers on west and south. Cleared.
[No. LXVII [G 7000 SE 67]: omitted]

Thursday, April 19, 1928
Thirty-third day of work.

Locals: 57, and one half day

Cars emptied, line XII:
6:00 - 7:30: 40
8:00 - 12:00: 69
1:15 - 5:30: 90
total: 199

Work on:
(1) G 7690 east of and A
(2) G 7776 'a', Z
(3) G 7777 Z
(4) G 7779 C, D
(5) G 7781 C
(6) G 7783 A
(7) G 7000 SE LVIII, LXI [G 7000 SE 58, 61]

(1) G 7690
Clearing debris on east of G 7690.
G 7690 A: Down 15.1 meters. Uncovered top of chamber on south, open.

(2) G 7776
Clearing area of mastaba of mud brick. Uncovered chamber 'a' and burial pit Z.
Room 'a': Height 1.1 meters. Square mud brick chamber. Found in debris south of room: small pot, seven model offering pots and saucers.
G 7776 Z: Height 1 meter. Built of mud brick. Chamber on east.

(3) G 7777
G 7777 Z: Down 7.2 meters.

(4) G 7779
Clearing on top and west of mastaba: uncovered pits C, D.
G 7779 C: Down 4.3 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7779 D: Down 3.4 meters. Chamber i rock-cut on north. Chamber ii rock-cut on west.

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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
    04/18/1928; 04/19/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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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."