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Thursday, January 27, 1927 (continued)

(5) G 7256
G 7256 F: Chamber opens into room G 7256 G.

(6) G 7259
Clearing on top of mastaba G 7259, revealed pits A, B, C, D. Found in radeem on top of mastaba, one faience udjat eye, fragments: ushabtis, etc., copper fragments.
G 7259 A: Depth 2.70 meters, built of dubsh and mud, chamber on west.
G 7259 B: Depth 2.45 meters, built of dubsh and mud, chamber in middle.
G 7259 C: Depth 2.05 meters, built of dubsh and mud, no chamber, gebel floor. Found in pit: limestone fragment, stone vessel fragments.
G 7259 D: Depth 3.45 meters; built of dubsh and mud above, cut in gebel below, no chamber.

(7) G 7300
G 7300 X: Removed the upstanding pit walls which projected above the street level, cleared down to street level on gebel, throwing debris into pit.

(8) G 7331
Cleared east face of mastaba, built of stones, running south from pit G 7330 X and pressing under the walls of mudbrick (Roman). On top and inside this wall is the dubsh "backing" wall of the mastaba.

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    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
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    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."