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Tuesday, March 20, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7788 (continued)
G 7788 A: Depth 8.12 meters. Room cut in rock on south.

(3) G 7789
Clearing around mastaba. Found pits on east of mastaba D, E, and F.
G 7789 D: Depth 0.92 meters. Built of dubsh above, no room.
G 7789 E: Depth 2.32 meters. Cut in rock. Found in debris: one pot. Room on west, open.
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G 7789 F: Depth 2.20 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock cut below. Room on west, open.

(4) G 7792
G 7792 A: Down 14.20 meters. Found in pit debris: fragments of ushabtis, etc.

(5) G 7793
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found in room 'a'. Small, built of stone blocks, door on east.

Wednesday, March 21, 1928
Ninth day of work

Locals: 43

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 15, 8:30 am - 12:00: 35, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 30
Total 80

Work on:
(1) G 7350 A, B
(2) G 7690 C, G
(3) G 7788 a, A
(4) G 7789 F
(5) G 7791
(6) G 7792 A, B, C

(1) G 7350
G 7350 A: Down 3.60 meters. Debris dubsh, sand and fallen stones. Found in debris of pit: four small fragments copper.
G 7350 B: Down 4.0 meters. Debris dubsh, sand, black dust.

(2) G 7690
G 7690 C: Removed roof blocks and debris. Found in debris: faience ball bead, inscribed udjat, small beads.
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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
    03/20/1928; 03/21/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7350

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7788

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7789

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7791

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7793

    • 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."