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microfilm: begin page 1018

Saturday, December 28, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7757
G 7757 A: In room X. Cleared debris in sarcophagus and uncovered remains of body. Bones are disturbed and form a shapeless mass, held together with pitch in the bottom of sarcophagus. Found: one ushabti [29-12-321].

(4) G 7765
Clearing mastaba, south of mastaba, uncovered mud brick wall, running east and west.
G 7765 F: Depth 10.55. Rubble and sand. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7765 G: In room i and ii. Sand and broken bones. Found in room i debris: alabaster vessel [29-12-325], ushabti fragments [29-12-323], bowl (pottery) [29-12-326].
[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7766
G 7766 A: In room. Rubble and sand. Found: limestone vessel [29-12-322].
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7766 B: Down 6 meters. Rubble, sand, mud brick.
G 7766 C: Down 2.7 meters. Mud brick above, rock cut below.
G 7766 Y: Removed next blocking stones, and photographed again.
Cleared doorway to chapel, which opens to east, through G 7766 Z.

(6) G 7767
Uncovered fragments of mud brick walls of outer chapel of G 7760. In one wall is a later pot embedded in the wall.
G 7767 Z: Down 7 meters. Rubble, sand, black dust.

Sunday, December 29, 1929
Fiftieth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7752 S
(3) G 7757 A
(4) G 7760, south of "g", "c"
(5) G 7766 B, C
(6) G 7767 Z
(7) G 7000 E XII [G 7000 E 12]

Locals: 42

Cars, Line XIV
6:30 - 8:00: 52
8:30 - 12:00: 125
1:00 - 4:30: 112
Total: 289

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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
    12/28/1929; 12/29/1929
  • 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."