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Thursday, December 19, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7753
Clearing mastaba. Removed buildings of G 7753 Y to clear to rock.
G 7753 Z: In room III, IV, V. Rubble and sand. Found in debris of room V: gold amulets [29-12-198, 29-12-199, 29-12-200, 29-12-201, 29-12-202, 29-12-203, 29-12-204], ushabtis [29-12-221], amulets [29-12-205, 29-12-206], beads [29-12-196], pottery [29-12-218].

(5) G 7757
G 7757 A: Clearing blocking stones of room X.

(6) G 7760
G 7760 A: In chamber, cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7760 X: Down 2.8 meters. Rock cut, east of G 7760, between G 7752 and G 7766. Rubble and sand. Broken into chamber of pit G 7752 W.

(7) G 7764
G 7764 X: Depth 8.5 meters. Rubble and sand.

(8) G 7765
Clearing mastaba southwards. Uncovered pits C, D, E. Found in debris: faience ushabti fragments [29-12-219], fragment alabaster [29-12-216].
G 7765 A: Depth 3.7 meters. Rubble and sand. Chamber I and II. Found in room II: fragment copper [29-12-195], faience beads [29-12-194]. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7765 B: Depth 3 meters. Rubble and sand and bones. Chamber rock cut, open on west. Broken into G 7752 "b".
G 7765 C: Down 3.2 meters. Rubble built, rock cut below. Rubble and sand.
G 7765 D: Down 3.5 meters. Rubble and mud, rock cut below, rubble and sand.
G 7765 E: Depth 3.32 meters. Rubble and stones, rock cut below, rubble and sand, chamber on west, sealed with two blocks of stone.

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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
    12/19/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7753

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7764

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7765

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."