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Sunday, November 17, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7750
G 7750 X: Depth 8 meters. In chamber V. Debris: rubble, sand, black dust, and bones. Found in debris: faience amulets (Ptolemaic). [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7756
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered pits B, Y, Z.
G 7756 B: Depth 1.33 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on west, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7756 Y: Down 1.2 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on west.
G 7756 Z: Down 1.7 meters. Rock-cut.

(6) G 7757
Clearing mastaba, north of G 7755. Uncovered pit P.
G 7757 A: In room ii, debris bones and sand. Found in debris: serpentine scarab unfinished, copper fragment, fragments of gold leaf, pots, one shell, faience vessel, ushabtis.
G 7757 P: Depth 1.1 meters. Rock-cut. No chamber.
G 7757 Q: In chamber ii on south. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7757 S: In chamber. Cleared debris.
G 7757 T: Depth 3.8 meters. In room ii (on east).

(7) G 7758
East of G 7756. Clearing mastaba. Uncovered pits A and Z.
G 7758 A: Down 2.7 meters. Chamber i on west, ii on north, open, rock-cut, full of debris. In room i, other rooms further in.
G 7758 Z: Depth 2 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber (small) on south.

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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
    11/17/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7750

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7756

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 2

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."