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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, January 14, 1931
Fortieth day of work.

Locals: 49

Cars, line: XXI, XXIII:
6:00 - 8:00: ---, 40
8:30 - 12:00: 65, 80
1:00 - 4:30: 90, 90
totals: 155, 210
total: 365

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7757 east of
(3) G 7796 D, F
(4) G 7798 A, B
(5) G 7813 W, X
(6) G 7814
(7) G 7815

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 9 meters. Debris rubble, sand and blocks fallen.

(2) East of G 7757
Clearing east of mastaba to northwards.

(3) G 7796
Clearing late walls.
G 7796 D: Depth 7 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with stones.
G 7796 F: Depth 4 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with mud on rubble.

(4) G 7798
G 7798 A: Clearing chamber. Body, head to west, in position.
G 7798 B: Cleared chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7813
Found in general debris: ushabti fragments, copper rings and needles and fragments, fragment of flint, ball bead. Uncovered pit X.
G 7813 W: Commenced.
G 7813 X: Depth 1.5 meters. Rock-cut.

(6) G 7814
Rock-cut tomb, door to east. Clearing. Owner: [GLYPHS] [Kaaper]

(7) G 7815
Rock-cut tomb, door to south. Clearing.

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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
    01/14/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Kaaper (G 7814)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7796

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7798

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7814

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7815

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

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."