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Friday, February 15, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7564
Mastaba built of rubble, west of G 7690. Uncovered pit A.
G 7564 A: Depth 4.8 meters. Built of rubble above, rock-cut below. Room on south, rock-cut.

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(4) G 7565
Built of small masonry. Uncovered pit A.
G 7565 A: Depth 2.8 meters. Built of rubble. Room on south, closed with rubble and mud.

(5) G 7566
Built of stones. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 7566 A: Down 1.6 meters. Built of rubble above, and mudbrick below. Chamber of mud brick to south into pit B.
G 7566 B: Down .52 meters. Built of rubble and mud brick.

(6) G 7567
Built of rubble and small stones. Uncovered pit A.
G 7567 A: Down .72 meters.

(7) G 7568
Built of rubble. Found pit A and late graves.
G 7568 A: Down 2.6 meters.

(8) G 7569
G 7569 A: Depth 1.5 meters. Room on west. Cleared. Built of rubble.
G 7569 B: Depth 1.4 meters. Room on west. Cleared. Built of rubble.

(9) G 7660
G 7660 Y: Clearing room. Uncovered a fourth sarcophagus of limestone with lid broken.

(10) G 7000 SE 98 - 105
No. 98 [G 7000 SE 98]: Height 1.4 meters. Built of rubble. Room on north. Cleared.
No. 99 [G 7000 SE 90]: Height 1.4 meters. Built of rubble. Room on north. Cleared.
No. 100 [G 7000 SE 100]: Height .5 meters. Built of rubble. Cleared.
No. 101 [G 7000 SE 101]: Height 1.8 meters. Built of rubble and mud against G 7690 and G 7563 on west. Chamber n south cleared.
No. 102 [G 7000 SE 102]: Height 1.1 meters. Built of mud brick. Room on east. Cleared.
No. 103 [G 7000 SE 103]: Height 1.6 meters. Built of mud brick. North to south. Two niches on west side, belonging to mastaba G 7566. Found offering stone of limestone with traces of inscription in black paint [29-2-62].

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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
    02/15/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

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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."