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Saturday, January 29, 1927 (continued)

(2) G 7157 (continued)
G 7157 D: Depth 3.0 meters, built of dubsh, chamber on south, broken through into pit G 7172 H at its south end.
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(3) G 7160
Clearing debris between mastabas G 7160 and G 7173. Found in debris: faience vessel, stone hammer (granite).

(4) G 7169
G 7169 A: Depth 2.35 meters, gebel floor, no chamber.
G 7169 B: Depth 1.70 meters, built of dubsh, chamber on north, built of dubsh and stones.
G 7169 C: Down 1.50 meters, built of mud and dubsh, chamber on south.
G 7169 D: Depth 1.0 meters, built of dubsh. On the east is mastaba G 7168 against the west wall of which is pit D, chamber on south, closed with dubsh.

(5) G 7172
G 7172 D: Depth 1.75 meters, built of dubsh, chamber on north.
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G 7172 E: Depth 1.90 meters, built of dubsh, chamber on north, closed with dubsh.
G 7172 F: Depth 1.20 meters, built of dubsh, chamber on north, closed with dubsh.
G 7172 G: Depth 1.20 meters, built of dubsh, chamber on north, closed with dubsh.
G 7172 H: Depth 2.0 meters, built of dubsh, chamber on east, built of dubsh and roofed by stones.
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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
    01/29/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7157

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7160

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7169

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7172

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."