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Saturday, March 24, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7691 (continued)
G 7691 N: Built of dubsh, below southeast corner of mastaba G 7691, and not possible of access.

(3) G 7692
Clearing debris of sand, dubsh and broken stones on top of mastaba. Found: part of pottery lamp with bird's head(?), small flint knife.
G 7692 B: Down 2.30 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber rock-cut on west, not closed.

(4) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 17.30 meters. Found in debris: three limestone canopic jar lids with heads of [TRANSLITERATION], four complete and many broken ushabtis, some inscribed, large faience udjat, part of small faience figure, fragment dark brown glass, copper coin (?), small cylinder pot.
G 7792 B: Depth 4.70 meters.
G 7792 C: Depth 4.90 meters. Chamber rock-cut on west.

Sunday, March 25, 1928
Twelfth day of work

Locals: 39

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 14, 8:30 am - 12:00: 33, 1:15 pm - 5:15 pm 25
Total 72

Work on:
(1) G 7350 A, C
(2) G 7691 J, K, L, O, P, Q, R, S
(3) G 7692 B to K
(4) G 7787 A
(5) G 7792 A, B, C

(1) G 7350 A, C
G 7350 A: Down 8.30 meters. Debris dubsh, sand and broken stones.
G 7350 C: Down 5.30 meters. Debris dubsh, sand and broken stones.

(2) G 7691
Clearing debris on top of mastaba and uncovered pits.
G 7691 J: Depth 2.65 meters. Chamber rock cut on west, open. Found six small pots in pit debris.
[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
    03/24/1928; 03/25/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7691

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7692

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7787

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • 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."