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Monday, December 9, 1929 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7753, clearing southwards. Debris of robbers, found: faience amulets [29-12-109, 29-12-110, 29-12-111, 29-12-112, 29-12-113, 29-12-114], copper nails, udjats [29-12-107, 29-12-108], ushabti fragments [29-12-117].

(2) G 7753
Clearing mastaba.
G 7753 Z: Down 6.9 meters. Debris: rubble and sand.

(3) G 7757
G 7757 A: Depth 15.8 meters, gebel floor. Found in pit debris: glass fragments [29-12-121], copper fragment [29-12-122]. Clearing blocking stones and cement around sarcophagus. Sarcophagus has a horizontal band of inscription.

(4) G 7760
G 7760 A: Down 10.0 meters. Debris: rubble and sand. Found: faience vessel fragments.

(5) G 7761
G 7761 W: Depth 4.65 meters. Chamber rock cut, open, on west. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7761 X: Clearing coffin, debris of bone and rubble. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7762
Uncovered pits Q to Y.
G 7762 Q: Down 1.8 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. Chamber, sealed with rubble, on west.
G 7762 R: Depth 2.45 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. Chamber open, with rubble, on west.
G 7762 S: Depth 1.95 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. Chamber sealed, with rubble, on north.
G 7762 T: Depth 1.8 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. No chamber.
G 7762 U: Depth 1.6 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. Chamber sealed with rubble, on west.
G 7762 V: Depth 3.7 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. No chamber.
G 7762 W: Depth 2.2 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. Chamber sealed with mud, on west.
G 7762 X: Depth 2.9 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. Two chambers, open, one above the other, on west. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7762 Y: Depth 2.2 meters. Rock cut. Debris: rubble. Chamber, rock cut, open, on north. Found in debris: wooden coffin fragments [29-12-120] [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
    12/09/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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People 1

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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."