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Thursday, March 15, 1928 (continued)

(1) G 7690 (continued)
G 7690 G: Depth 1.35 meters. Built of mud-brick. Room on west closed with dubsh. Roof of small stones, broken. Found in debris to south of pit: four gold beetles (overlay).

(2) G 7691
Clearing debris on top of west of and north of mastaba. Found room G 7691 a, and burials from G 7691 E to G 7691 I.
G 7691 a: Built of stone blocks. On west side two niches without inscription. Found in debris north of room door: fragment of inscribed limestone from niche.
Found in room: one blue faience figure of Anubis (?)
G 7691 C: Depth 3.95 meters. No room, cleared to gebel.
G 7691 E: Depth 2.25 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Room on west, cut in rock, cleared to rock.
G 7691 F: Depth 0.95 meters. Built of dubsh and stones. Room on north, broken, cleared to gebel.
G 7691 G: Depth 0.96 meters. Built of dubsh, east to west. Roof and west side broken, cleared to gebel.
G 7691 H: Depth 0.85 meters. Built of dubsh and stones, north to south. Roof and part of walls broken, cleared to rock.
G 7691 I: Depth 0.95 meters. Built of dubsh, broken. No room, cleared.
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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
    03/15/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7691

    • 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."