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Saturday, November 23, 1929 (continued)

(5) G 7755
Clearing top of mastaba.
G 7755 B: Depth 1.6 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. No chamber.
G 7755 Y: Opened door blocking. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7761
Uncovered cutting in rock, with entrances to burial on east and west. The western has a doorway and lintel uninscribed, the east is a small chamber only.

(7) G 7757
G 7757 A: In room IV. Cleared debris of broken mummies, rubble, and black dust. Found: canopic lid with jackal head, two fragments gold, amulets and fragments, glass beads, scarab, copper fragment, ushabtis inscribed and fragments, faience vessel broken, glass fragments.

(8) G 7759
Chamber 'a': Clearing debris of rubble and sand.
G 7759 B: Depth 3.3 meters. Rock-cut two chamber, No. i on north, open, rock-cut coffin north to south. Room ii, on east, open, rock-cut, contains a further room sealed with stones.
G 7759 Z: In rooms i and ii, on south with pit 1.45 meters deep in rock, and on north open.
G 7759 Y: In room, pit (down 1 meter).

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    11/23/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7755

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7759

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7761

    • 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."