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Friday, December 13, 1929 (continued)

(6) G 7762
G 7762 O: Depth 2.1 meters, rubble of sand. Chamber II on southwest, open, rock cut, below room I. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7762 S: Removed wooden box [29-12-240] which rested on coffin. Appears to be a child's rough coffin. Made of rough planks pegged together with wooden pegs, and the lid pegged on with four pegs. Wood in perfect condition. Opened box. Body of child of about three years old, wrapped in sheet of linen, tied around ankles, on back, head to right. Visible through broken linen: two silver (?) rings on left hand [29-12-240f (1)], one on right [29-12-240g (1)]. A faience udjat on right hand above little finger [29-12-240f (5)], a cowrie shell on left wrist. Garment beneath appears to be blue linen with white lines.

(7) G 7763
G 7763 "a", G 7763 I: In chamber, rubble and sand. [ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7764
Uncovered pit T to X.
G 7764 T: Depth 2 meters. Rubble, rock cut, rubble and sand.
G 7764 U: Depth 2.2 meters. Rubble, rock cut, rubble and sand, black dust. Room on west, open.
G 7764 V: Depth 2.7 meters. Rock cut, rubble and sand. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7764 W: Depth 1.9 meters. Mud brick, rock cut. Rubble and sand, chamber open on west. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7764 X: Down 4.35 meters. Stone built, rock cut. Rubble and sand.

(9) G 7000 E IX [G 7000 E 9]
Built of rubble, roofed with stones. Removed door blocking. Body, head to south, lying in very decayed remains of wooden coffin.

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  • 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
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7000 E 9

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7762

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7763

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7764

    • 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."