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Monday, April 8, 1929 (continued)

(1) G 7524
Clearing debris on top of mastaba, of stone blocks, rubble and sand. Uncovered pit D.
G 7524 A: Down 13.6 meters. Debris of rubble, sand and black dust. Found room ii on south, rock-cut, open. Three chambers (iii, iv and v) on east side of room ii. Found in pit debris: ushabti fragments.
G 7524 D: Down 1.5 meters. Built of masonry above, rock-cut below.

(2) Street G 7600
Clearing east of G 7650, to southwards. Found pits U and Z.
G 7600 U: Depth 3 meters. Rock-cut below. Chamber open on west. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7600 W: In rooms i, ii, iii. Debris of bodies, black dust and sand. Found in debris: limestone offering table.
G 7600 X; In room i and iii. Debris of bodies and black dust. Two bodies plastered with traces of color. In room iii. Removed some of bodies. Uncovered two rock-cut coffins, one without stones. Found in room iii: potsherds.
G 7600 Y: Down 10.8 meters. Debris: black dust. Chamber open on west.
G 7600 Z: Down 6.75 meters. Rock-cut below.

(3) G 7650
Clearing south of south face of mastaba. Debris: rubble and sand.
G 7650 W: Depth 5.9 meters. Debris: rubble. Room on west, with door blocking partly broken.
G 7650 Z: In room iii. Debris: black dust, rubble and sand. Found: ushabti fragments. Cleared chamber.

(4) G 7651
G 7651 A: Clearing chamber. Rock-cut coffin, without lid. Found in debris: small copper chisel. [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
    04/08/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."