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Monday, April 23, 1928 (continued)

(1) Street G 7500
Preparing rails for excavating north end of street.

(2) G 7772
Clearing on top of mastaba: uncovered pit A, B, C.
G 7772 A: Depth 1.5 meters. Built of mud brick; no chamber.
G 7772 B: Depth 1.4 meters. Built of mud brick; no chamber.
G 7772 C: Depth .4 meters. Built of dubsh; no chamber.

(3) G 7773
Clearing on top of mastaba. Uncovered pits A,B,C. Found in debris: broken blue faience figure of hawk-headed god.
G 7773 A: Down 3 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7773 B: Depth 1 meter. Rock-cut. No chamber.
G 7773 C: Down 3.7 meters. Rock-cut.

(4) G 7774
G 7774 X: Down 4 meters
G 7774 Y: In chamber. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7775
Clearing on top and south of mastaba: found four fragments of limestone with parts of wall reliefs: potsherds.
G 7775 W: Down 8.7 meters.

(6) G 7779
G 7779 B: Down 11 meters. Cleared chamber i, debris rksh, dubsh, bones.

(7) G 7783
Clearing north and east and on top of mastaba, uncovered pit D.
G 7783 D: Down 1 meter, built of stone blocks.

(8) G 7784
G 7784 V: Removed door blocking from chamber. Found stone built coffin on floor, covered with stone slabs and sealed with cement. North-south.

(9) G 7789
Clearing on top of mastaba: uncovered pits A, B,C.
G 7789 A: Down 3.6 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below.
G 7789 B: Depth 1.6 meters. Built of dubsh. No chamber.
G 7789 C: Down 2.6 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below.

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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
    04/23/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 7772

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7773

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7774

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7775

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7779

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7783

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7789

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7500

    • 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."