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Friday, December 27, 1929 (continued)

(6) G 7767
Clearing area northeast of G 7760 "a". Uncovered pit Z.
G 7767 Z: Down 3.5 meters. Built of masonry, rock cut below. Rubble, sand and bone fragments. [ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, December 28, 1929
Forty-ninth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7752 S
(3) G 7757 A
(4) G 7765 G, F
(5) G 7766 A, B, C, Y
(6) G 7767 Z

Locals: 42

Cars, Line XIV
6:30 - 8:00: 47
8:30 - 12:00: 115
1:00 - 4:20: 90
Total: 252

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing southwards, over area of outer chapel of G 7760. Lintel of chapel G 7760 "a" lying on ground.

(2) G 7752
Clearing south end of mastaba. Uncovered pit S, north of G 7760 Y doorway.
G 7752 S: Down 4 meters. Rubble and sand. Found: potsherds [29-12-327]. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/27/1929; 12/28/1929
  • 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."