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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, November 21, 1929 (continued)

(8) G 7757 (continued)
G 7757 A (continued): faience scarab uninscribed, stone udjats. A wooden anthropoid coffin is in the southwest corner of room iii, very much decayed.
Room iv [end]. Found in general debris: canopic jar lid, potsherds, ushabtis.

(9) G 7759
Clearing south and east of mastaba. Uncovered rock-cut offering room 'a' below east face of mastaba, and a rock cut pit to the southeast of mastaba, numbered G 7759 Z, and pit numbered G 7759 Y.
Room 'a': Height 1.7 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. On the north wall is a plain statue, rock-cut, of a man and woman; the south wall is broken through to pit Z. Two pits in the floor, numbered A and B. No inscriptions visible.
G 7759 Y: Down 8.8 meters. Rubble above, rock-cut below. Chamber rock-cut, open, on south. Lintel of doorway inscribed, but much erased [GLYPHS]
G 7759 Z: Down 1.7 meters. Rock-cut. Debris: rubble and sand. Rooms i and ii, on south and on west, rock-cut, open. Break in pit to pit B.

Friday, November 22, 1929
Nineteenth day of work.

Locals: 40

Cars, line XIV, XV:
6:00 - 8:00: 40, 27
8:30 - 12:00: 55, 39
1:00 - 4:25: 60, 43
totals: 155, 109
total: 264

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7350 A
(3) G 7510
(4) G 7754
(5) G 7755
(6) G 7757 A
(7) G 7759 'a', A, B, Z

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing southwards, east of G 7750. Debris: rubble and sand. Found: faience amulet, beads, potsherds.

(2) G 7350
G 7350 A: Transporting sarcophagus to gateway.

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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
    11/21/1929; 11/22/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7510

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7754

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7755

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7759

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7700

    • 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."