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Wednesday, March 28, 1928 (continued)

(1) G 7350
G 7350 A: Down 11.20 meters. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand and broken stones. Room not yet reached.

(2) G 7692
G 7692 L: Depth 3.30 meters. Debris ruksh, dubsh and sand. Chamber rock-cut on west.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7692 M: Down 4.30 meters. Debris ruksh, dubsh and sand.
G 7692 N: Depth 4.0 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Chamber on east, under G 7000 SE IV [G 7000 SE 4].
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7785
Clearing on top of mastaba. Debris ruksh, dubsh, and sand. Found in debris: one bronze coin, fragment of glazed faience figure. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7785 A: Down 1.0 meters. Built of dubsh above.
G 7785 B: Down 1.80 meters. Built of dubsh, rock-cut below.
G 7785 C: Down 1.30 meters. Built of dubsh.

(4) G 7786
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found mud-brick construction on top.

(5) G 7787
Clearing on top of mastaba.
G 7787 A: Removed door blocking. Room had few fragments bone, much decayed, only.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing debris from chamber. Found: fragments of faience ushabtis, some inscribed and some not, two faience cylinder beads.

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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
    03/28/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7000 SE 4

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7692

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7785

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7786

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7787

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 4

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."