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Sunday, April 22, 1928 (continued)

(5) G 7775
Clearing on top and south of mastaba. Uncovered on top, pits P, Q, R, S. Found in debris on top of mastaba: faience amulets, beads, copper figure, fragments: copper, fragments: silver.
G 7775 P: Height .4 meters. Built of stones, east to west. Cleared.
G 7775 Q: Height .9 meters. Built of stones, north to south. Cleared.
G 7775 R: Height 1 meter. Built of stones, north to south. Cleared.
G 7775 S: Height .6 meters. Built of stones, east to west. Cleared.

(6) G 7779
G 7779 B: Down 9.2 meters. Chamber i rock-cut, open, on south.

(7) G 7783
G 7783 W: Height .7 meters. Rock-cut. Built in a cleft of rock with mud brick - a pot having stood on top [ILLUSTRATION].
G 7783 X: Height 1.75 meters. Built of mud brick and dubsh, small chamber on south cut in rock. Found on brick work: potsherds. [ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7789
Clearing debris on top of mastaba.

Monday, April 23, 1928
Thirty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 60

Work on:
(1) G 7500 street
(2) G 7772 A, B, C
(3) G 7773 A, B, C
(4) G 7774 X, Y
(5) G 7775 W
(6) G 7779 B
(7) G 7783 D
(8) G 7784 V
(9) G 7789 A, B, C

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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
    04/22/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 7772

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7773

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7774

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7775

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7779

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7783

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7789

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7500

    • 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."