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Thursday, December 4, 1930 (continued)

(1) G 7769
Clearing mastaba, at south end. Found in debris south of mastaba: fragment limestone from wall relief.
G 7769 B: Down 3 meters. Rock cut below. Chamber rock cut, open on west.
G 7769 C: Depth 5.7 meters. Chamber, rock cut, open on south. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7911
Clearing south and east of mud brick mastaba. Found in debris east of mastaba (east of G 7000 E XXVII [G 7000 E 27]): limestone stela [30-12-28] of [GLYPHS] [Nikhasutnisut].
G 7911 W: Down 3 meters. Rubble built and rock cut. Found in pit debris: head of statuette of woman, painted yellow with black hair. Chamber on north, open, rock cut.
G 7911 V: Rubble built, and rock cut. No chamber.

(3) G 7912
Clearing south of mastaba G 7912. Uncovered pit X.
G 7912 X: Depth .7 meters. No chamber. Rock cut.

(4) G 7927
Clearing debris from mastaba. Uncovered pit Z, east of Pit B
G 7927 A: Removed roof stones over body. Down 2.8 meters.
G 7927 Z: Down 1 meter. Mud brick and rubble above, rock cut below.

(5) G 7928
Small mastaba, south of G 7911, of which only two stones of the east face remain. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 7928 A: Depth 1.15 meters. Rubble above, no chamber.
G 7928 B: Down 2 meters. Rubble above. Chamber on south, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7929
Small masonry mastaba, of which the north face and east face have some stones still in place. South of G 7928. Uncovered pits Y, Z.
G 7929 Y: Down 4 meters.
G 7929 Z: Depth 1.25 meters. No chamber.

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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
  • Mentioned on page
    Nikhasutnisut (G 7911)

Tombs and Monuments 6

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nikhasutnisut (G 7911)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7911. Limestone false door (30-12-28) inscribed for Nikhasutnisut, identified as [sS Hm-kA] scribe, ka-priest; found in G 7911. Possibly same individual as Nikhasutnisut, who appears on fragment of false door (?) (26-1-1245), identified as [Hm-kA] ka-priest; provenance unknown, possibly found displaced in Isis Temple, room A.

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."