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Saturday, December 14, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7753 (continued)
G 7753 Z: In chamber I. Rubble, sand, black dust and bones. Found: faience beads [29-12-174], ushabtis (uninscribed) [29-12-173], pottery and fragments [29-12-175, 29-12-176].

(5) G 7757
G 7757 A: In Room X, clearing blocking stones and cement. Removed mud seal from cement [29-12-171, 29-12-172]. Found in southwest niche cut in wall: fragments copper [29-12-169], potsherd [29-12-170].

(6) G 7760
G 7760 A: In chamber. Rubble and sand. Small room.

(7) G 7764
G 7764 T: Depth 2.85 meters. Rubble and sand. No chamber.
G 7764 U: In chamber, on west, rock cut, open, cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7764 X: Down 7 meters. Rubble and sand. Chamber, rock cut, open, on west.

(8) G 7765
Masonry built mastaba, broken. Uncovered pit A.
G 7765 A: Down 1.5 meters. Mud brick above, rock cut below.

(9) G 7000 E IX [G 7000 E 9]
Removed wood fragments of coffin [29-12-177b], and bones. Found: mud face of mummy [identified as wood in register: 29-12-177a]. Built over G 7752.

Sunday, December 15, 1929
Thirty-ninth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7750, south of, Y
(3) G 7752 B, Z
(4) G 7753 Z
(5) G 7757 A
(6) G 7760 A
(7) G 7764 X
(8) G 7765 A

Locals: 17

Cars, Line XIV
6:25 - 8:00: 27
8:30 - 12:00: 52
1:00 - 3:20: 27
Total: 106

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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; 12/15/1929
  • 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."