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Sunday, January 18, 1931 (continued)

(3) G 7813
Uncovered pits J and K and rock tomb G 7821.
G 7813 J. Depth 2.3 meters. Rock-cut, chamber on west, open.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7813 K. Depth 3.1 meters.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7814
Clearing rock-cut tomb. (Tomb of [TRANSLITERATION]).

(5) G 7815
In Room 'a'. Found: fragment of alabaster, faience fragments and beads. Inscription on west wall. Tomb of a woman - [TRANSLITERATION]. A son [TRANSLITERATION] mentioned.

(6) G 7816
In rooms 'b' and 'c'. Pit in room 'c'.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7819
Clearing in Room 'a'. Found: fragment of wood from coffin, faience ushabtis; - opening to west into room of pit G 7813 T. Tomb of [TRANSLITERATION].

(8) G 7820
Clearing rock-cut tomb. Found: fragment of alabaster, fragment of wood. Pits found A and B.
G 7820 A: Down 2.3 meters, rock-cut. Chamber west, open. Cleared.
G 7820 B: Down 2 meters, rock-cut. Chamber west, open. Cleared.

(9) G 7821
Clearing rock-cut tomb. Door on east, inscribed. Broken to tomb G 7817. Tomb of [TRANSLITERATION], a son (?) [TRANSLITERATION], a wife [TRANSLITERATION], a son [TRANSLITERATION], mentioned.

Monday, January 19, 1931
Forty-fifth day of work.

Locals: 65

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 75
8:30 - 12:00: 139
1:00 - 4:30: 125
total: 339

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7758 B, W, X
(3) G 7813 I, T
(4) G 7814
(5) G 7815
(6) G 7821
(7) G 7822
(8) G 7823

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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
    01/18/1931; 01/19/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7814

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7815

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7816

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7817

    • 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."