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Monday, April 2, 1928 (continued)

(4) G 7787
Clearing top of north end of mastaba. Uncovered room 'a', and four pits B to E.
Room 'a': Built of stone. Cleared.
G 7787 B: Down 1.4 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below.
G 7787 C: Down 2.9 meters. Built of brick above, rock-cut below.
G 7787 D: Depth 4 meters. Built of brick, north to south, rock-cut below. On north, built of stones above, chamber rock-cut on south.
G 7787 E: Depth 2.5 meters. Built of mud brick and dubsh above, rock-cut below, north to south. No chamber.

(5) G 7789
G 7789 G: Depth .7 meters. Built of mud brick and dubsh. No chamber.

(6) G 7792
G 7792 A: In chambers i and ii clearing debris. Found in debris of room i: fragments of faience ushabtis, inscribed and uninscribed. Part of small faience figure of deity; one small pit.

(7) G 7891
Clearing debris around mastaba. Uncovered pit Y, north of mastaba.
G 7891 Y: Depth 2.75 meters, rock-cut pit. Chamber on south, broken into tomb no. G 7891 Z. [ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7000 SE XXXVII to XLII [G 7000 SE 37 - 42]
No. XXXVII [G 7000 SE 37]: Built of mud brick, broken on east and west. Found in debris: one unbroken two handled amphora, fragments of pottery, one pot on pedestal stand, three copper coins (?). This room is white plastered inside and had a plaster floor, the east wall is missing.

G 7690 [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
    04/02/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."