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Monday, December 22, 1930 (continued)

(4) G 7794
Clearing mastaba. Rubble built, much broken and rubble walls missing. Uncovered pit A, and a large stone basin, circular, just west of pit A. A water channel leading into this basin from the west has only one stone remaining.
G 7794 A: Down 5 meters. Rubble built, rock cut. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.

(5) G 7918
Uncovered pit B, under late grave G 7000 E XXXII [G 7000 E 32].
G 7918 B: Down 4 meters. Rubble built, rock cut.

(6) G 7924
Clearing mastaba, the east face of which is of masonry at the northeast corner (with a niche) and rubble south of that. Found in debris: faience head of figure, faience amulets, fragment ushabti. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7924 A: Down 1.2 meters. Rubble built, rock cut.
G 7924 B: Depth .7 meters. Rubble built, no chamber.
G 7924 C: Depth .65 meters. Rubble built, rock cut.

(7) G 7940
G 7940 B: Found in pit debris: fragments of model tools (copper), faience cylinder and ring beads, scraps of gold foil.

(8) G 7944
Clearing mastaba. Masonry with rubble core, broken. North of G 7918.
G 7944 B: Depth 2.1 meters. Chamber on north, rock cut, small, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

(9) G 7000 SE 166 - 169
No. 166 [G 7000 SE 166]: Height 1.6 meters. Rubble built, east to west, on top of mastaba, roof broken in, cleared.
No. 167 [G 7000 SE 167]: Height 1.7 meters. Rubble built, three chambers i on north, ii on south, sealed, iii west - sealed.
No. 168 [G 7000 SE 168]: Height 1.2 meters, rubble built, north to south, roof broken. Cleared.
No. 169 [G 7000 SE 169]: Height .7 meters, mud built, south of G 7760, east to west, two chambers, i on east, rubble, cleared; ii west, cleared.

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  • 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
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • 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."