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Friday, April 13, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7777 (continued)
G 7777 Q continued: [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7777 R: Depth 1.4 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on west, open.
G 7777 S: Down 2.4 meters. Rock-cut.
___. Depth 3.75 meters. Chamber on south, open. Rock-cut. Broken on south into pit of G 7777 T. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7777 T: Depth .75 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on east.
G 7777 U: Depth 1.2 meters. Built of dubsh. No chamber.
G 7777 V: Depth 6.3 meters. Chamber on east, closed by dubsh door blocking. Opened and cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7784
Clearing on top of mastaba. Uncovered pit T.
G 7784 B: Depth 8.4 meters. Chamber on west, rock-cut, open.
G 7784 T: Down 2.5 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below, chamber on east, open.

(4) G 7789
Clearing on top of mastaba.

(5) G 7792
G 7792 A: Depth 19.3 meters. Reached gebel in shaft. Evidently the original intention of going deeper was given up on meeting with water, and the chamber was cut on the west about a meter higher up. Found in pit debris at door of shaft: pottery dishes and one pot.

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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
    04/13/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7777

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7789

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • 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."