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Monday, April 9, 1928 (continued)

(5) G 7784
G 7784 A: Down 11.5 meters.

(6) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing in room i. Found in debris: fragment ushabtis.

(7) G 7901
In room 'd'. Debris rksh and sand. Uncovered pit D.
G 7901 B: Down 2.2 meters, rock-cut.
G 7901 D: Depth .65 meters, rock-cut. No chamber.

(8) G 7903
G 7903 A: In room i, north; clearing debris.

(9) G 7000 SE XLII, LII [G 7000 SE 42, 52]
No. XLII [G 7000 SE 42]: Removed door blockings of rooms and cleared.
No. LII [G 7000 SE 52]: Height .65 meters. North to south. Built of mud brick, roofed with stones.

N.B. New rail line No. XII rigged from east of G 7690 to east of G 7777. Building retaining wall at foot of cliff, at southeast extremity of work.

Tuesday, April 10, 1928
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 11, 1928
Twenty-sixth day of work.

Locals: 55

Cars emptied, line XIII:
6:00 - 7:30: 52
8:00 - 12:00: 86
1:15 - 5:30: 94
total: 232

Work on:
(1) G 7690
(2) G 7777 east of, X, W
(3) G 7784 A, B
(4) G 7792 A
(5) G 7901 B
(6) G 7903 A

(1) G 7690
Clearing debris on east side of mastaba. Found in debris: two copper coins, faience scarab, broken amulet, top of udjat amulet, beads, carnelian ball bead, glass beads, small shells.

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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
    04/09/1928; 04/10/1928; 04/11/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."