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Saturday, December 21, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing southwards. Found in debris: glass fragment [29-12-255], faience fragments [29-12-257].

(2) G 7752
Room "a": Rubble, sand, black dust. Found: one pot [two pottery jars registered for this locus and date: 29-12-251, 29-12-252], potsherds [29-12-253], ushabti fragments [29-12-254], limestone offering [stone] [29-12-258], fragment ditto [29-12-259], four rock coffins in floor of chapel, one with cemented lid in place.
Room "b": Outer court. Cleared. Mud brick walls have been built later in this room.
Room "c": inner room of room "a". Small, rough.
G 7752 V: Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7752 X: Removed door blocking. Debris of rubble, bones, small pots.

(3) G 7760
G 7760 X: Down 7.5 meters. Rubble and sand. Upper room on north, numbered I. Room I broken to G 7752 W and G 7766 Y. Below the bodies and debris of mummies, three rock cut coffins cemented lid in place, east to west.

(4) G 7764
G 7764 X: In room I. Bones and rubble debris. One pot in room.

(5) G 7765
Clearing mastaba. Cleared room "a" built of masonry, and pit 9, west of room "a".
Room "a": Doorway broken away. West of this room is remains of serdab.
G 7765 F: Down 4.3 meters. Rubble, rock cut. Rubble and sand.
G 7765 G: Down 2.3 meters. Rubble, rock cut. Rubble and sand.

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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
    12/21/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."