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Monday, December 1, 1930 (continued)


(3) G 7923
Clearing top of small masonry mastaba. A late grave is built over the position of the north pit. Debris rubble and sand. Uncovered south pit B.
G 7923 B: Depth 2.8 meters. Rubble built above, rock cut below. Rubble and sand debris. Found in debris: copper pin, twelve model pottery offering jars and dishes, faience beads. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7924
Uncovered the east face of mastaba with a niche. A small approach to the niche is numbered "a".

(5) G 7925
Mastaba of rubble, debris rubble and sand, two spaces for niches in the east face, and one smaller towards the south end. Mud brick doorway at north end of approach ("a") to niches. Uncovered Pits A, B, C, D, E, F, G.
Room "a": space between G 7925 and G 7923.
G 7925 A: Down 2.7 meters. Rubble and rock cut. Chamber on east, open. Rock cut open coffin. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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."