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Friday, March 30, 1928 (continued)

(1) G 7350 (continued)
G 7350 C (continued): figure of cat [28-3-77].

(2) East of G 7690
Clearing debris on east of mastaba.

(3) G 7785
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found pit D.
Room 'a': Cleared debris down to rock.
G 7785 A: Down 8 meters. Debris: rksh, sand. Found four rooms; No. i rock-cut on south, full of debris; No. ii rock-cut on west, full of debris; No. iii rock-cut on north of No. ii; No. iv, rock-cut on north of No. iii.
G 7785 B: Depth 5.7 cm. Debris: rksh, dubsh and sand. From room No. i, two others, ii and iii lead. No. i contains debris of dubsh and a fragment of wooden coffin on top. No. ii rock-cut coffin, north to south, with lid removed. No. iii, rock-cut on north: rock-cut coffin, north-south, with lid removed.
G 7785 D: Down 3.5 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Debris: rksh, dubsh, sand. Room on west broken to room of pit B.

(4) G 7786
Clearing on top of mastaba north of pit A.
G 7786 A: Depth 2.55 meters. Rock-cut. No chamber.

(5) G 7789
Clearing on top of mastaba.

(6) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing in chamber No. i. Debris mostly sand. Found two rooms, Nos. ii and iii. leading out of the large room: No. ii on east, No. iii on west, both full of debris.
Found in debris of room i: inscribed faience ushabtis (broken) three, and one complete: faience djed sign, complete.

(7) G 7000 SE I, X, XII, XV-XIX [G 7000 SE 1, 10, 12, 15 - 19]
No. I [G 7000 SE 1]: Cleared room on east.
No. X [G 7000 SE 10]: Cleared.
No. XII [G 7000 SE 12]: Cleared.
No. XV [G 7000 SE 15]: Height 1 meter north to south. Roofed with stones.
No. XVI [G 7000 SE 16]: Height 1.5 meters. Built of dubsh and stones north to south. Cleared.
No. XVII [G 7000 SE 17]: Height 1.15 meters. Built of dubsh.

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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
    03/30/1928
  • 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."