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Friday, January 9, 1931 (continued)

(5) G 7798
G 7798 A: Opened door blocking, room full of debris.
G 7798 B: Opened door blocking, room full of debris.

(6) G 7947
G 7947 E: Clearing late graves on debris. Found: fragment of grinding stone.
Pit E. Cleared.

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(7) G 7000 SE 198, 208, 210
No. 198 [G 7000 SE 198]: Removed roof stones. Found inscribed limestone basin.
No. 208 [G 7000 SE 208]: Opened door blocking. Body within, and salt.
No. 210 [G 7000 SE 210]: Mud brick, north to south. Height 1.3 meters. Roof broken in. Cleared.

Saturday, January 10, 1931
Thirty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 37

Cars, line: XX, XXI, XXII:
6:00 - 8:00 : 20, 30, 25
8:30 - 12:00: 45, 75, 52
1: 00 - 4:30: - 40, 80, 48
totals: 105, 185, 125
total: 415

Work on:
(1) G 7670, south of and Y, Z
(2) G 7671 A
(3) G 7759 east of
(4) G 7796 D, E
(5) G 7799 A, B, C
(6) G 7947
(7) G 7000 SE 197, 211

(1) G 7670
Clearing debris [south of G 7670].
G 7670 Y: Down 7 meters.
G 7670 Z: Depth 5.2 meters. No chamber.

(2) G 7671
G 7671 A: Depth 7.7 meters. Chamber on west, rock-cut, open.

(3) East of G 7759
Clearing to rock surface. Found in debris: alabaster fragments. Uncovered pits in rock.

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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
    01/09/1931; 01/10/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."