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Sunday, January 25, 1931

(3) G 7824
Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7824 A: Rock-cut, depth 3 meters. Chamber I north, small, cleared.; No. II on west, cleared.
G 7824 B: Rock-cut, down 1.5 meters, found in debris: faience figures, amulets, four mummy masks, chamber west.
G 7824 C: Rock-cut, depth .8 meters. Chamber west, small, cleared.

(4) G 7829
Clearing mastaba.
G 7829 E: Depth 4 meters. Chamber west, open.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Serdab 's': Removed remains of wooden statues.

(5) G 7831
Clearing top of masonry mastaba. Found: faience fragments, amulets, beads.

(6) G 7832
G 7832 V: East of G 7832. Depth 1.6 meters. Chamber south.
G 7832 W: Large number of mummies, with color and inscription on wood and on cloth, very late period. Mummies are on top of one another, probably placed so by robbers.
G 7832 X: Depth 2.2 meters. Chamber on west, open.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7832 Y: East of pit Z. Depth 4 meters. No chamber.
G 7832 Z: Down 6.5 meters.

(7) G 7834
Rock tomb, door to north. Found in debris: large pot.

(8) G 7835
Rock tomb, door to east, small.

(9) G 7836
Rock tomb, door to south. Inscribed. Owner: [TRANSLITERATION] [Nebtyherkaus]

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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
    01/25/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Nebtyherkaus (G 7836)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7824

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7829

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7831

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7834

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7835

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7836

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

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."