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Wednesday, January 28, 1931 (continued)

(9) G 7841
Clearing masonry mastaba. Found pit A.
G 7841 A: Rubble built. Depth 3.7 meters. Found faience bead. Chamber west, open; rock-cut coffin north to south, lid in place.

Thursday, January 29, 1931
Fifty-third day of work.

Locals: 64

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 59
8:30 - 12:00: 138
1:00 - 4:30: 128
total: 325

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7813 D
(3) G 7824 B
(4) G 7827
(5) G 7830 C, D
(6) G 7831 C
(7) G 7832 D to H, R and S
(8) G 7834 D, B
(9) G 7842 Y, Z
(10) G 7000 E 36

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Clearing pit and chamber.

(2) G 7813
G 7813 D: Depth 2.2 meters. No chamber.

(3) G 7824
Rock tomb. Cleared.
G 7824 B. In chamber. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7827
Rock tomb. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7830
G 7830 C: Down 9 meters.
G 7830 D: In chamber II, cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7831
Mastaba. Found pit C. Rubble and rock tomb.
G 7831 C: Depth 2.9 meters. Chamber west, rock-cut, open.

(7) G 7832
Clearing mastaba. Found: faience scarab (inscribed), faience amulets, etc., limestone basin, fragments of inscribed limestone.
G 7832 D: Down 3.2 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.
G 7832 E: Down 4 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.
G 7832 F: Down 3 meters. Rubble and rock-cut.
G 7832 G: Depth 1.5 meters. No chamber.
G 7832 H: Depth 4 meters. Rubble and rock-cut chamber west.

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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
    01/28/1931; 01/29/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 7000 E 36

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7824

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7827

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7831

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7834

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7841

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7842

    • 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."