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Saturday, January 31, 1931

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 26 meters. Cleared Room I.

(2) G 7758
Clearing area east of mastaba.
G 7758 V: Down 2 meters. Chamber west, open. Cleared.

(3) G 7830
G 7830 C: Clearing pit. Cleared Rooms I, II, III.

(4) G 7832
G 7832 D: Clearing chamber. Found: two unfinished limestone vessels. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7838
Clearing rock tomb. Found: fragment of worked alabaster.
G 7838 A: Down 7.05 meters. No chamber.
G 7838 B: Depth 1.3 meters. Chamber west.
G 7838 C: Depth 1.2 meters. Chamber west, rock cut, open.
G 7838 D: Depth .9 meters. No chamber.

(6) G 7824
Clearing mastaba.
G 7824 A: Clearing chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7824 B: Cleared.
G 7824 D: Depth 2.1 meters. No chamber.

(7) G 7845
Clearing east of masonry mastaba, below the east face of which is cut the rock tomb G 7845 'a'. Found: two fragments inscribed limestone. Found pits Y and Z.
Rock tomb 'a': Clearing pits A and B.
G 7845 A: Down 2.7 meters. Chamber west. Open.
G 7845 B: Depth .9 meters. No chamber.
G 7845 Y: Down 1 meter.
G 7845 Z: Depth 2.6 meters. No chamber.

(8) G 7846
Clearing rock tomb. Two rock-cut statues on west wall. Found pit A.
G 7846 A: Depth 2.7 meters. Chamber west and south.

(9) G 7847
Clearing rock tomb, which is broken to G 7846. Door to east.

(10) G 7848
Clearing rubble mastaba, of which few traces remain. Found: three fragments wall reliefs, limestone. Found pit A.
G 7848 A: Door 1.5 meters.

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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
    01/31/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7824

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7838

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7845

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7846

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7847

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7848

    • 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."