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Sunday, March 25, 1928 (continued)

(3) G 7692 (continued)
G 7692 I: Depth 1.20 meters. Built of dubsh, east to west, roof broken.
G 7692 J: Depth 1.40 meters. Built of dubsh, no chamber.
G 7692 K: Down 2.0 meters. Built of dubsh.

(4) G 7787
Clearing debris on top of mastaba and uncovered pit A.
G 7787 A: Depth 3.30 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below, chamber on west, closed with dubsh.

(5) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 18.0 meters. Debris dubsh, sand and broken stones. Found in pit debris: faience ushabtis, head, feet, and middle fragments, some inscribed, two small pottery saucers.
G 7792 B: Found in room debris: small pot and saucer.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7792 C: Cleared debris from room.

Monday, March 26, 1928
Thirteenth day of work

Locals: 47

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 14, 8:30 am - 12:00: 25, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 18
Total 57

Work on:
(1) G 7350 A, C
(2) G 7691
(3) G 7692 K, L, M
(4) G 7787
(5) G 7792 A, C
(6) G 7791
(7) G 7000 SE I to VIII, [LXVII, LXVIII]

(1) G 7350
G 7350 A: Down 9.40 meters. Debris ruksh, dubsh, broken stones. Room not yet reached.
G 7350 C: Down 9.0 meters. Debris ruksh, dubsh, wind-blown sand. Room not yet reached.

(2) G 7691
Clearing on top of mastaba. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Uncovered burials G 7000 SE VI and VII [G 7000 SE 6 and G 7000 SE 7].

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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
    03/25/1928; 03/26/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

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."