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Friday, January 16, 1931 (continued)

(4) G 7813
Clearing area of pits. Found pits O, P, Q and G 7817, G 7818.
G 7813 O: Rubble built. Depth 2 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with stones.
G 7813 P: Depth 3.2 meters. Masonry and mud. Found: inscribed limestone, chamber on east, rock-cut, open. Broken on east to G 7813 O.

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G 7813 Q: Depth 4.3 meters. Mud built. Chamber on south, rock-cut, open.

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G 7813 Z: Depth 2.7 meters. Found in debris: faience beads and amulets. Rock-cut coffin, north to south. Cleared.

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(5) G 7817
Clearing rock-cut tomb. Found: faience amulets and fragments, flint, fragment of wooden figure.

(6) G 7818
Clearing rock-cut tomb. Found: faience amulets and fragments.

Saturday, January 17, 1931
Forty-third day of work.

Locals: 65

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 65
8:30 - 12:00: 134
1:00 - 4:30: 125
total: 324

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7758 W, X, B
(3) G 7796 F
(4) G 7813 K to M
(5) G 7817
(6) G 7818
(7) G 7819
(8) G 7820
(9) G 7821
(10) G 7823
(11) G 7814
(12) G 7822

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 15.5 meters.

(2) G 7758
G 7758 B: Depth 6.3 meters. Found: limestone basin, faience amulet and fragments. North chamber broken into another pit. Chamber on south, rock-cut, broken into pit G 7758 W and G 7814. Five coffins, limestone, some broken, all open.
G 7758 W: Depth 6 meters. Found in room i, over body, faience beads, ushabtis. Chambers on west.
Chamber i. Large rock-cut, three rock-cut coffins.

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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
    01/16/1931; 01/17/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7796

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7814

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7817

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7818

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7819

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7820

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7821

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7822

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7823

    • 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."