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Thursday, December 12, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7757
G 7757 A: In room X, clearing blocking stones and cement, the latter very hard ___.

(5) G 7760
G 7760 A: Down 14.2 meters. Rubble and sand.

(6) G 7762
Uncovered pit O.
G 7762O: Down 2.5 meters. Rock cut, chamber, open, on south, pit descends.

(7) G 7763
Room "a": Uncovered offering room "a"; small, with rock cut statue on west wall. Broken into pit G 7763 Y, upper room. In chamber is a rock cut pit No. I. Traces of incised inscription on west wall, somewhat worn.
G 7763 I: Depth 3 meters, chamber on west, open.
G 7763 B: Removed door blocking, rock-cut coffin, north to south, lid formed of two stone slabs.
G 7763 Y: In chamber II, west, rock cut coffin north to south, Chamber No. I broken into G 7763 "a". [ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7764
South of G 7763, clearing area. Uncovered pits A, Y, Z.
G 7764 A: Depth 7.6 meters, rock-cut, chamber west, rock cut, open. Found in debris: flint [29-12-153], copper fragment [29-12-152]. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7764 Y: Depth 2.2 meters, rock-cut, chamber on south, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7764 Z: Depth 1.7 meters, rock-cut, chamber on north, open, small. [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

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7762

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7763

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7764

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."