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Monday, March 26, 1928 (continued)

(3) G 7692
Clearing on top of mastaba. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Found pits L and M. Found in debris: fragment of inscribed alabaster offering table (?)
G 7692 K: Depth 3.05 meters. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Reached gebel, no chamber.
G 7692 L: Down 1.65 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Debris ruksh, dubsh and wind-blown sand. Chamber not yet reached.
G 7692 M: Down 2.0 meters. Similar to pit L.

(4) G 7787
Clearing on top of mastaba. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Found burials G 7000 SE I to V [G 7000 SE 1 to G 7000 SE 5] on top of mastaba.

(5) G 7792
G 7792 A: Clearing in room. Debris sand blown by wind. Found in debris: broken faience ushabtis, inscribed and uninscribed, fragment stone vessel (limestone).
G 7792 C: Clearing in chamber.
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(6) G 7791
Clearing on top of mastaba. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Uncovered burial G 7000 SE VIII [G 7000 SE 8].

(7) G 7000 SE III to VIII and LXVII, LXVIII [G 7000 SE 3 - 8, 67, 68]
LXVII [G 7000 SE 67]: Built of mudbrick and dubsh, built in form of cross +. Height 1.0 meter. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Chambers on north, south, east, and west. Roof blocks broken in. North and east rooms not yet cleared.
LXVIII [G 7000 SE 68]: Built of mudbrick and stones. Height 0.65 meters. Debris ruksh, dubsh, sand. Room on east, roof blocks broken.
[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
    03/26/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

Published Documents 2

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."