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Wednesday, January 8, 1930 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7760, clearing southwards. Found in debris: faience beads. Uncovered mastaba G 7911.

(2) G 7760
Clearing area east of mastaba in order to dump thereon later. New rail line No. XVI. Working northwards.

(3) G 7760
Clearing south of mastaba. Found in debris: limestone vessel, ushabti fragments, faience amulets.
G 7760 B: Down 14 meters. Sand debris, rubble.

(4) G 7767
G 7767 Y: In chambers I, II and III.
Room I: Sand, bones. Found in debris of Room I: copper object, alabaster fragments, ushabtis, beads. Rock cutting in south wall of room, blocked with stones.
Room II: Cleared to stone coffin, which has lid in place.
Room III: Cleared to stone coffin, lid broken.

(5) G 7769
Uncovered pit Y.
G 7769 Y: Below north wall face of G 7769.
G 7769 Z: Down 10.3 meters. Sand debris. Chamber, rock cut, on east, open.

(6) G 7911
Clearing mud brick mastaba. Three main pits on center line - A, B, C, and two outside to the east - Y and Z.
G 7911 A: Depth 1 meters. Mud brick. Stones piled at bottom, no chamber.
G 7911 B: Depth 1.3 meters. Mud brick, no chamber.
G 7911 C: Depth 1.3 meters. Mud brick, no chamber.
G 7911 Y: Depth 3.08 meters. Mud brick above, rock cut below, chamber on west, rock cut, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7911 Z: Depth 1.5 meters. Mud brick above, rock cut below. Chamber rock cut, open on west. Rock cut coffin, north to south. cleared. [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
    01/08/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."