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Friday, December 6, 1929 (continued)

(5) G 7754 (continued)
Room "a" Clearing debris. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7757
G 7757 A: Clearing blocking of room "X".

(7) G 7761
G 7761 X: In chamber. Debris rubble, bones, fragments cloth.

(8) G 7762
Uncovering mastaba south of G 7761. Small masonry mastaba.

Saturday, December 7, 1929
Thirty-second day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7101, west of
(2) G 7700
(3) G 7753 A, "a", Z, X
(4) G 7754 B
(5) G 7757 A
(6) G 7761 "c"
(7) G 7762
(8) G 7000 E IV, V, VI [G 7000 E 4, 5, 6]

Locals: 44

Cars Line XIV
6:15 - 8:00: 50
8:30 - 12:00: 120
1:00 - 4:20: 110
Total 280

(1) West of G 7101
Clearing room to rock level to uncover quarry cutting.

(2) Street G 7700
Clearing southwards, debris of sebbakheem. Found: ushabtis [29-12-86], udjats [29-12-88], faience beads [29-12-90], fragments wood [29-12-84, 29-12-85].

(3) G 7753
G 7753 A: Down 10.0(?) meters. Found in pit: inscribed limestone [29-12-94].
Room "a": Niche in west wall, blank, broken to pit G 7753 W.
G 7753 X: Depth 3.6 meters, chamber on south, rock-cut, open, cleared.

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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
    12/06/1929; 12/07/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."