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Sunday, January 5, 1930 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing east of G 7760. Rubble, sand and mud brick. Found in debris: mud mummy mask, seven small pots, jars, faience amulets, offering beads, fragment painted pottery. Uncovered mastaba G 7769 and G 7912.

(2) G 7760
G 7760 B: Down 11 meters. Sand, stones.

(3) G 7766
G 7766 B: In room. Found in debris: two copper implements, alabaster jar, fragment gold. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7767
G 7767 Y: In chamber. Sand, bones, black dust.

(5) G 7768
G 7768 E: Down 1 meter. Mud brick above, rock cut below.

(7) G 7912
Uncovered Pit B.
G 7912 B: Down .8 meters. Mud-brick above.

(6) G 7769
Masonry mastaba. Uncovered pit Z.
G 7769 Z: Down 3.7 meters. Stone built above, rock cut below.

Monday, January 6, 1930
Fifty-sixth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7760 B
(3) G 7767 Y
(4) G 7768 E
(5) G 7769 Z
(6) G 7912

Locals: 42

Cars, Line XIV
6:20 - 8:00: 62
8:30 - 12:00: 127
1:00 - 4:20: 108
Total: 297

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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
    01/05/1930; 01/06/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7766

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7767

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7768

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7769

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7912

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7700

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."