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microfilm: begin page 997

Wednesday, December 11, 1929 (continued)

(6) G 7763
Clearing mastaba, E of G 7753. Uncovered pits.
G 7763 A: Depth 7.5 meters, rock cut. No chamber.
G 7763 B: Depth 2.4 meters, rock cut. Chamber, closed with stones, on west.
G 7763 C: Depth 1.8 meters, rock cut. Chamber (small) on south. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7763 Y: Depth 3.6 meters, rock cut. Chamber i, rock cut, open on south, rock cut figure on wall. Chamber ii, on west, open.
G 7763 Z: Depth 3.4 meters, rock cut. Chamber, west, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, December 12, 1929
Thirty-sixth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7752, north of, Y, Z
(3) G 7753 A, Z
(4) G 7757 A
(5) G 7760 A
(6) G 7762 O
(7) G 7763 "a", Y, B
(8) G 7764 A, Y, Z

Locals: 44

Cars, Line XIV
6:00 - 8:00: 55
8:30 - 12:00: 105
1:00 - 4:20: 95
Total 255

(1) Street G 7700
Clearing east of G 7750. Uncovered mastaba G 7764.

(2) G 7752
Clearing north of mastaba. Found pits Y and Z.
G 7752 Y: Down 3.7 meters, rock cut.
G 7752 Z: Down 3.5 meters, rock cut. Found in pit debris: eight fragments inscribed limestone [29-12-141, 29-12-142, 29-12-143, 29-12-144, 29-12-145, 29-12-146, 29-12-147, 29-12-148, 29-12-149].

(3) G 7753
G 7753 A: Clearing debris of chamber, and removed offering pots [29-12-125, 29-12-126, 29-12-127, 29-12-128, 29-12-129, 29-12-130, 29-12-131, 29-12-132] and canopic jars [29-12-133, 29-12-134, 29-12-135, 29-12-136, lids: 29-12-137, 29-12-138, 29-12-139, 29-12-140]. Coffin cut in floor of room, lid cemented on.
G 7753 Z: Depth 10.3 meters. Found in pit: one pot [two pottery bottles registered for this locus and date: 29-12-150, 29-12-151].

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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
    12/11/1929; 12/12/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 7752

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7753

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7762

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7763

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7764

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7700

    • 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."