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Sunday, December 29, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing southwards

(2) G 7752
G 7752 S: Depth 5.72 meters. Rubble and sand. Chamber, open, rock cut, on west. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7757
G 7757 A: Removed remains of mummy from room IV, the skull of which shows no signs of ever having had any teeth, either upper or lower.

(4) G 7760
Clearing east side of mastaba at south end. Rubble and sand and fallen blocks. Uncovered rooms "b" and "c".
Rooms "b" and "c". Mud brick, outer rooms of chapel of G 7760. Walls broken down to ground level, and much destroyed.

(5) G 7766
G 7766 B: Down 7.8 meters. Rubble, sand, mud bricks.
G 7766 C: Down 5.5 meters. Rubble, sand, mud bricks, break in pit to pit G 7766 Y.

(6) G 7767
G 7767 Z: Down 8 meters. Rubble, sand, black dust. Chamber, open, rock cut, on south.

(7) G 7000 E XII [G 7000 E 12]
Height .30 meters. Mud brick and rubble built, east to west. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, December 30, 1929
Fifty-first day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7757 A
(3) G 7760 east of B, "d"
(4) G 7761 W, north of
(5) G 7766 B, C, Y
(6) G 7767 Z

Locals: 41

Cars, Line XIV
6:30 - 8:00: 56
8:30 - 12:00: 114
1:00 - 4:20: 96
Total: 266

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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
    12/29/1929; 12/30/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."