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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, December 23, 1929 (continued)

(4) G 7764
G 7764 X: In rooms II and III. Debris, sand, bones and bodies.
Room II. Rock cut, rock cut coffin, open, east to west.
Room III. Rock cut. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7765
Clearing mastaba, west, south and east walls of mastaba standing.
G 7765 F: Down 8.2 meters. Rubble and sand.
G 7765 G: Depth 8.2 meters. Rubble of sand, Found in chamber: limestone offering basin. Chamber rock cut, open, on west.

(6) G 7766
Uncovered rooms "b" and "c" of Pit B
Room "b": Built of masonry, door on east, against east face of G 7766.
Room "c": Built of mud brick, door on east, against east face of G 7766.
Two inscribed stela are in its west wall (east wall of mastaba). [GLYPHS]
G 7766 A: Down 9 meters. Rubble and sand.
G 7766 B: Down 1.3 meters. Rock-cut, east of G 7760.

(7) G 7000 E XI [G 7000 E 11]
Height 1.2 meters. Mud-brick, north to south. Rubble and sand.

Tuesday, December 24, 1929
Day of rest

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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
    12/23/1929; 12/24/1929
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7000 E 11

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7764

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7765

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7766

    • 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."