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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 6, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7784 (continued)
G 7784 E: Chamber cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7784 F: Clearing in chamber. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) East of G 7785
Clearing between mastaba and G 7783 and G 7784.

(4) G 7787
Clearing on east and south of mastaba. Uncovered east face of mastaba.

(5) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing in chamber No. 3. Found in debris: two hundred (200) inscribed ushabtis, and sixty-four fragments (head), forty-one fragments (others; glass frame for eye [ILLUSTRATION].
[ILLUSTRATION] The sarcophagus in room III is of black granite, apparently undamaged, similar in shape to the other one and of same section.

(6) G 7901
Clearing in room 'a'. Door on north, full of debris. Pit A in southeast corner. Found in debris: two fragments of uninscribed limestone block. Cleared room 'a'.
[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
    04/06/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7783

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7784

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7785

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7787

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7901

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."