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Monday, November 18, 1929 (continued)

(3) G 7650
G 7650 C: Transporting sarcophagus and lid by path east of G 7510, to gateway of excavations.

(4) G 7756
G 7756 Y: Depth 2.65 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. Rock-cut chamber, broken to pit Z. Rock-cut coffin north-south.
G 7756 Z: Depth 2.45 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. Chamber rock-cut on west, open.

(5) G 7757
G 7757 A: In rooms ii and iii. Debris: rubble and sand.
Room ii: to south, on west side of pit; found in debris: limestone hawk (broken), glass fragments, small pot and bowl, scraps of gold, five faience ushabtis, alabaster canopic jar without lid.
Room iii: large room, with several other small rooms running eastwards from it; found in debris: one ushabti, faience model ewer with spout, wooden mask. This room is full of bodies, bones, and broken mummies, which have been overturned by robbers and thrown about. Their number is not yet clear.

(6) G 7758
G 7758 A: Depth 3.95 meters. In rooms i, ii, iii. Debris: rubble and sand. Found in debris of room i: one wooden ushabti figure, three fragments of bottle (black ware with design in relief). Room ii, small, below room i, two rock-cut coffins, open.

(7) G 7759
Masonry built mastaba, almost entirely destroyed. Uncovered pit A.
G 7759 A: Depth 1.3 meters, rock-cut. Debris: rubble and sand. No chamber.

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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
    11/18/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7510

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7650

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7756

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7759

    • 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."