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Wednesday, December 4, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7753, clearing southwards.

(2) G 7510
Clearing top of mastaba at north end.

(3) G 7530
G 7530 A: Transporting sarcophagus and lid to gateway. Replaced wooden doorway on chapel.

(4) G 7753
Clearing mastaba. East of G 7750. Debris rubble and sand. Found in debris: inscribed stone [29-12-66], faience beads [29-12-57], pots [29-12-62]. Uncovered pits A and Y.
G 7753 A: Down 3.5 meters. Large pit, with mud brick walls above, rock-cut below. Debris only white limestone chips.
G 7753 Y: Down 1.6 meters. Mud brick. Chamber on south, roofed with stones.

(5) G 7754
Clearing. East of G 7750. Debris rubble and sand. Uncovered pits U and V.
G 7754 B: Down 4 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. Found: inscribed fragment[s] of limestone [29-12-64, 29-12-65].
G 7754 V: Depth 1.55 meters. Stone built. Debris: rubble and sand. Chamber on south, roofed with stone slabs. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7754 U: Depth 1.6 meters. Built of stones east of G 7750. Chamber on south, sealed with stones, south end broken.

(6) G 7757
G 7757 A: In room X. Debris: rubble and sand. Cleared blocking stones, and end of sarcophagus. Found in debris: gold amulets [29-12-50, 29-12-51, 29-12-52], faience amulets, silver fragments, scarab [29-12-43], glass beads [29-12-44, 29-12-45], glass fragments [29-12-46], ushabtis, copper fragments [29-12-48], fragments of canopic jar [29-12-60].

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  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
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  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • 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."