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Harvard Boston

Thursday, March 29, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7692
G 7692 M: Depth 5.8 meters. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand. Chamber, open, rock-cut, on west.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7785
Clearing on top of mastaba: uncovered room 'a'.
Room 'a': Built of stone masonry, partly destroyed.
G 7785 A: Down 5.7 meters. Rock-cut. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand.
G 7785 B: Down 6.10 meters. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand. Chamber, open, rock-cut on west. Fragments of wooden coffin.
G 7785 C: Down 3.5 meters. Rock-cut below. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand.

(4) G 7786
Clearing on top of mastaba. Uncovered small room of mud brick, and burial G 7000 SE XIV [G 7000 SE 14].
Room 'a': Built of stones of west, broken down on east. Door on north to burial XIV. Cleared.

(5) G 7787
Clearing on top of mastaba. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand. Uncovered late burial pits G 7000 X to XII.

(6) G 7788
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered pit B of G 7000 SE XIII [G 7000 SE 13].
G 7788 B: Depth 1 cm. Built of dubsh above, gebel on west. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand. Found in pit debris: copper mirror with tang for hands. No chamber.

(7) G 7789
Clearing on top of mastaba.

(8) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing debris of sand in chamber. Revealed top of large black granite sarcophagus and lid. The lid is slid partly aside and is fractured in several places. No inscription visible. Sarcophagus lid is of this form: [ILLUSTRATION].

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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
    03/29/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • 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."