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Saturday, December 14, 1929
Thirty-eighth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7750, south of "b", "c", Y
(3) G 7752 A, B, Y, Z
(4) G 7753 A, Z
(5) G 7757 A
(6) G 7760 A
(7) G 7764 T, U, X
(8) G 7765 A
(9) G 7000 E IX [G 7000 E 9]

Locals: 44

Cars, Line XIV
6:20 - 8:00: 42
8:00 - 12:00: 87
1:00 - 4:15: 85
Total: 214

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing east of G 7752 to southwards. Uncovered mastaba G 7765.

(2) G 7750
Clearing rooms "b" and "c" of chapel of G 7750. Built of mud brick, walls much broken into by later work.
G 7750 Y: down 6 meters.

(3) G 7752
Masonry mastaba. Uncovered Pit B.
G 7752 A: In chamber. Rock cut coffin. Broken on south into chapel, not yet numbered. Found in debris: ushabti fragments [29-12-179]. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7752 B: Down 1.3 meters. Rock cut. Rubble and sand.
G 7752 Y: In chamber. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7752 Z: In chamber. Rubble, sand and bones.

(4) G 7753
G 7753 A: Cleared debris of mud from sarcophagus, and removed bones. Found: fragments mud with gold wire [29-12-163], six faience beads [29-12-164], limestone headrest [29-12-165]. Found in debris east of sarcophagus: bones (cattle?), fifty model limestone offering vessels [29-12-166, 29-12-167, 29-12-168], fragment of copper [29-12-162]. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/14/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."