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Friday, April 5, 1929 (continued)

(2) G 7510 (continued)
been used in another part of the excavations.
G 7510 Ls: Depth 2.62 meters. Rock-cut. Debris of rksh. Room on east, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7510 Ms: Depth 3.85 meters. Debris of rubble. Room on south, open. Found in debris: fragment of RP [red polished] bowl [29-4-8]. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7510 Ns: In chamber. Broken through to pit Ms. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7524
G 7524 C: In chamber. Debris: sand and rubble. Rock-cut coffin, lid broken in. Found in debris: three alabaster model jars and three model saucers.

(4) G 7650
Clearing behind casing stones to reveal quarry marks.
G 7650 Z: Down 7.9 meters, Debris: sand, black dust, rubble. Three chambers: (1) on east, open; (2) west, open; (3) south, open.

(5) G 7651
G 7651 B: Depth 2.75 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. Room open on west. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7750
G 7750 B: Down 19.4 meters. Debris: rubble.

(7) G 7751
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered pits A and B and remains of chapel 'a'.
G 7751 A: Mud brick. Depth 1.85 meters. No chamber.
G 7751 B: Depth 2.8 meters; Mud brick chamber on west. Found in pit debris: fragment of red granite statue.

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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
    04/05/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7510

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7524

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7650

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7651

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7750

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7751

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

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."