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Saturday, December 21, 1929 (continued)

(6) G 7766
Mastaba against east face of G 7760. Uncovered masonry built chamber "a" in which is a pit (G 7766 A).
Room "a": Pit A is partly inner west wall, which is supported by two slabs [ILLUSTRATION] thus.
G 7766 A: Down 2.7 meters. Rock cut. Rubble and sand.
Chamber Y: Found in debris: fragment inscribed limestone [29-12-260], pots [29-12-241, 29-12-242, 29-12-243, 29-12-244, 29-12-245, 29-12-246, 29-12-247, 29-12-248, 29-12-249, 29-12-250]. niche in west wall, uninscribed.

Sunday, December 22, 1929
Forty-fifth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7752 "a", X, T, U, W
(3) G 7753
(4) G 7757 A
(5) G 7760 X
(6) G 7764 X
(7) G 7765 F, G
(8) G 7766 A, Y
(9) G 7000 E X [G 7000 E 10]

Locals: 43

Cars, Line XIV
6:25 - 8:00: 55
8:30 - 12:00: 93
1:00 - 4:15: 125
Total: 273

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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; 12/22/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."