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Monday, January 13, 1930 (continued)

(6) G 7915
Uncovered pits X, Y and late grave G 7000 E XVII [G 7000 E 17].
G 7915 A: Down 3.70 meters. Sand and rubble debris.
G 7915 W: Depth 4 meters. Rubble built above, rock cut below.
G 7915 X: Down 1.65 meters. Rock cut. Chamber on east, rock cut, open, small. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7915 Y: Depth 2.30 meters.
G 7915 Z: Depth 3 meters. Rubble and sand debris.

(7) G 7916
Clearing mastaba, uncovered east wall of mastaba.
G 7916 C: Depth 2.8 meters. No chamber.

(8) G 7917
Uncovered pit Z.
G 7917 B: Depth .7 meters. Rubble built. No chamber.
G 7917 Z: Down 3 meters. Rubble built above, rock cut below.

(9) G 7918
Clearing west side of mastaba. Masonry built.

(10) G 7000 E XV, XVI, XVII [G 7000 E 15, 16, 17]
No. XV [G 7000 E 15]: Height .78 meters. Rubble built. Chamber I on east, roof broken, above pit G 7916 B. Cleared. Chamber II on south, rubble built, roof broken. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
No. XVI [G 7000 E 16]: Height 1 meters. Rubble built, north to south. Roof broken. [ILLUSTRATION]
No. XVII [G 7000 E 17]: Rubble built. Height .75 meters. Three chambers. I on north, roof broken; II on east, roof broken; III on south, roof broken, over pit G 7915 X. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, January 14, 1930
Day of rest.

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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
    01/13/1930; 01/14/1930
  • 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."