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Wednesday, March 14, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7691 (continued)
G 7691 A: Depth 1.45 meters. Built of mud-brick, north to south. Debris of sand and stones, fragments of bones of body below.
Found in debris around bones: fragment inscribed ivory figure, fragment faience, four carnelian ball beads, three red ball beads, faience heart (?), green stone, one quartz barrel bead, faience beads.
G 7691 B: Depth 1.55 meters. Built of mud-brick and dubsh. Roof broken in on south, cleared to gebel.


Thursday, March 15, 1928
Third day of work

local men: 24 employed

Work on:
(1) G 7690, south of
(2) G 7691

(1) G 7690
South of G 7690. Found pit G 7690 G
G 7690 K: Depth 1.35 meters. Roof blocks fallen. Found in the stones forming roof, two fitting fragments of limestone with figures in relief and name of a [TRANSLITERATION] [inspector of ka-priests] called [TRANSLITERATION] [GLYPHS] [Iui]. Cleared to gebel.
G 7690 C: Depth 1.33 meters. Room on south, closed by bricks and stones, roofed with stones.
G 7690 D: Depth 1.80 meters. Room on north, built of dubsh, roofed with stones, cleared to gebel.

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  • 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
  • Mentioned on page
    Iui (G 7690)
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7691

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Iui (G 7690)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Blocks of relief from door jamb (28-3-98 = MFA 30.206.1 + 30.206.2) inscribed for Iui, identified as inspector of ka-priests; found in G 7690 K.

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."