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Friday, January 28, 1927 (continued)

(3) G 7159
Clearing debris south of [G 7159-ed.] The south edge of mastaba was uncovered.

(4) G 7168
Clearing debris on top of mastaba. Revealed pits B and C.
G 7168 B: Depth 3.15 meters, built of dubsh, stones on the west side, chamber on west, running toward south, closed doorway.
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G 7168 C: Depth 2.50 meters, built of dubsh, gebel floor; no chamber.

(5) G 7169
Clearing on top of mastaba; revealed pit A. Found fragments of alabaster, and udjat amulet, beads.
G 7169 A: Down .80 meters, built of dubsh.

(6) G 7171
Clearing on top of mastaba (late), built of dubsh, broken on two sides.

(7) G 7172
G 7172 A: Depth 2.20 meters, built of dubsh. Chamber on north, closed with dubsh and mud. Found in debris: two fragments limestone vessels, faience fragments, limestone fragments.
G 7172 B: Down .75 meters, built of dubsh, gebel floor.
G 7172 C: Down 1.30 meters, built of bricks. Chamber on north, closed with bricks. Pit C is outside the mastaba, built against its southeast corner, between it and another mastaba on the east.

(8) G 7258
Mastaba of dubsh numbered G 7258 is the inner backing of the stone built mastaba G 7259 and this number now lapses and is included under G 7259.

(9) G 7259
G 7259 A: Finished clearing.
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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
    01/28/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7159

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7168

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7169

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7171

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7172

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7259

    • 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."