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Wednesday, December 10, 1930 (continued)

(4) G 7937
Clearing mastaba. Masonry built. Uncovered Room "a" and pits A and B.
Room "a": Masonry chapel in mastaba, one side of doorway has lining stones in position. Recess for statue in west wall at south end. Part of pavement of floor remaining.
G 7937 A: Down 2.3 meters. Masonry above, rock cut below. No chamber, but broken through to a rock cut tomb on face of cliff.
G 7937 B: Depth 3 meters. Rock cut.

(5) G 7938
Clearing mud brick mastaba, at its northeast corner. Uncovered pit A.
G 7938 A: Down 4 meters. Mud brick above, rock cut below.

(6) G 7939
Clearing mastaba. Small masonry mastaba, against north end of G 7936, masonry mostly missing. Found in debris against outside of east face of mastaba G 7939: two small offering basins [30-12-47, 30-12-48], inscribed with name of [GLYPHS] [Khentetka].
G 7939 A: Depth .7 meters. Rock cut. No chamber.
G 7939 B: Depth 1.7 meters. Rock cut. No chamber.
G 7939 C: Depth 2.55 meters. Masonry above, rock cut below, against north face of G 7936. Chamber on west, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7939 D: Down 1.9 meters. Rubble built, rock cut. Chamber on east, door blocking stones in position.
G 7939 Y: Depth 3.5 meters. Rock cut. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.
G 7939 Z: Depth 2.7 meters. Rock cut. Chamber on west, rock cut, open. [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
    12/10/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Khentetka (in G 7939)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7936

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7937

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7938

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7939

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Khentetka (in G 7939)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Two limestone offering basins (30-12-47, 30-12-48) inscribed for Khentetka, identified as [rxt nswt Hm-nTr HwtHr xnttkA] royal acquaintance, priestess of Hathor.

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."