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Monday, January 6, 1930 (continued)

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7760. Clearing southwards. Found: copper (inscribed), faience amulets, beads. Uncovered mastaba G 7912.

(2) G 7760
Clearing south face of mastaba. Rubble, stones, sand.
G 7760 B: Down 12.5 meters. Sand debris and rubble.

(3) G 7767
G 7767 Y: In room I. Sand, black dust and bones. Found in debris: twenty-five ushabtis, and fragments, one fragment limestone vessel, faience beads.
Three chambers more, II, II and IV.
Room II: on north, rock cut, limestone sarcophagus.
Room III: on north, west of Room II. Rock cut. Limestone coffin, broken into room II.
Room IV: on south, rock cut, full of debris.

(4) G 7768
G 7768 E: Depth, 3.8 meters. Rubble and sand. Two rooms, I and II.
Room I: On west, rock cut, rock cut coffin north to south, cleared.
Room II: On north, below Room I, small, cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7769
Clearing debris over mastaba.
G 7769 Z: Down 6.5 meters. Rubble, sand, bones.

(6) G 7912
G 7912 A: Down 1.5 meters. Mud brick above, rubble and sand debris.
G 7912 B: Down 1.6 meters. Chamber on west, open, rock cut.
G 7912 C: Depth 2.3 meters. Mud brick above, rock cut below. Chamber on east, rock cut, open. Rock cut coffin, north to south, small. Broken into another pit. [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
    01/06/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."