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Sunday, January 23, 1927 (continued)

(6) G 7158 (continued)
G 7158 D: Depth 1.50 meters, built of dubsh; chamber on north, closed with dubsh.
G 7158 E: Depth 2.0 meters, on the north against mastaba G 7158; chamber closed on west of pit.

(7) G 7159
Continued removal of debris east of G 7159 B.
G 7159 A: Depth 5.25, room on west, limestone sarcophagus.
[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7159 B: Depth 1.90 meters, built of dubsh; room on east; small fragments of pottery, and a copper object found.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7248
Continued removal of debris. Fragments of beads, copper, and granite found.

(9) G 7254
Next to G 7255 continued removal of debris.
G 7254 A [= G 7254 Y]: Depth 1.00 meters, against G 7254 on the east chamber on north.
G 7254 B: Depth 1.30 meters, room on west.

(10) G 7255
Clearing debris from mastaba, which is over G 7254.

(11) G 7256
Removing debris from mastaba and from pit A.
G 7256 A: Depth 1.80 meters.

(12) G 7330
G 7330 X: Down 10.80 meters; chamber on south.

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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
    01/23/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7158

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7159

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7248

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7254

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7255

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7256

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7330-7340

    • 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."