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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, December 3, 1930 (continued)

(1) G 7769
Clearing top of mastaba, and north and south of. Debris rubble and sand. Found in debris southwest of mastaba: fragments inscribed limestone, one jar. Uncovered pits B and C.
G 7769 A: Depth 2.8 meters. Rock cut, rubble and sand. Found in pit debris: five udjat eyes, faience bead, copper ring, three fragments of copper. Chamber rock cut on west, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7769 B: Down 1.3 meters. Rubble built and rock cut. Rubble and sand debris.
G 7769 C: Large pit. Down 2.2 meters. Rubble built, rock cut. West side masonry above. Rubble and sand debris.

(2) G 7922
Clearing debris. Uncovered pit B, beneath a late masonry wall, north of Pit A.
G 7922 B: Depth 2.3 meters. Rubble and rock cut. Chamber, rock cut, open on west. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7923
Clearing stones of late burial over north end of mastaba. Found: limestone basin, uninscribed, in debris. Below late grave found Pit A.
G 7923 A: Depth 1.3 meters. Rock cut. No chamber.

(4) G 7925
Clearing debris of rubble and sand. Uncovered pit G, west of pit C.
G 7925 G: Depth 1.1 meters. Rock cut. No chamber.

(5) G 7926
Clearing mastaba. East and north faces only remaining. Found in debris: limestone basin, uninscribed. In debris: one fragment sandstone, fragment schist. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 7926 A: Depth 1.5 meters. Rubble built. No chamber.
G 7926 B: Depth 3.1 meters. Rubble built and rock cut. Chamber on east, open. Cleared. [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
    12/03/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7769

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7922

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7923

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7925

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7926

    • 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."