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Thursday, January 2, 1930 (continued)

(4) G 7766
G 7766 C: In chamber. Rubble, black dust, and mud brick. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
Room "c": Built up stone and mud in rear of inscribed stelae to retain them in position.

(5) G 7767
Clearing south of G 7767. Rubble, sand and mud brick. Found pit Y.
G 7767 Y: Down 5 meters. Masonry above, rock cut below. Rubble and sand.
G 7767 Z: In chamber I: black dust, bones, sand. Found in debris: four ushabtis, beads, alabaster fragment, pottery.

(6) G 7768
Clearing mud brick mastaba. Rubble and sand. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7768 A: Depth 2.9 meters. Mud brick and rock cut. Chamber rock cut, open, on west. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7768 B: Depth 1.4 meters. Mud brick and rock cut. Rubble and sand. Chamber on east, small, built of rubble, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7768 C: Depth 1.4 meters. Mud brick, and rock cut. Rubble and sand. No chamber. [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
    01/02/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 7766

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7767

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7768

    • 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."