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Wednesday, April 11, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7777
Clearing debris east of mastaba, uncovered pits Y, Z.
G 7777 X: Depth 3.2 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on north. rock-cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7777 W: Depth 4.58 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber rock-cut on north, open. Found in pit debris: faience udjat, broken faience Isis (two pieces), copper ring, four shells, faience beads.

(3) G 7784
G 7784 A: Depth 12.2 meters. Chamber rock-cut on south, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7784 B: Down 1.5 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below.

(4) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing in room No. i. Found fragments of ushabtis in debris.

(5) G 7901
G 7901 B: Depth 5.2 meters. Chamber on south, rock-cut, open. Rock-cut coffin, north to south.

(6) G 7903
G 7903 A: In chamber i (north). Found in debris: fragment: inscribed limestone. [ILLUSTRATION]

Continued building of boundary wall at southeast end of digging.

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  • 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
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7777

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7901

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7903

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."