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Saturday, December 27, 1930 (continued)

(7) G 7924
G 7924 D: Down 10.0 m

(8) G 7000 E 33, SE 171 - 174
No. E 33 [G 7000 E 33]: From debris: faience ring beads.
No. SE 171 [G 7000 SE 171]: Mud built, north to south, roof broken away. Height .55 meters. East of G 7793 Z. East of grave found mud brick circular oven.
No. SE 172 [G 7000 SE 172]: Mud brick, east to west. East of G 7660 X. Height .4 meters, roof broken away. Found in debris: faience beads, copper ring.
No. SE 173 [G 7000 SE 173]: Rubble built, roof broken away. Height .4 meters, east to west in [G 7795]. Cleared.
No. SE 174 [G 7000 SE 174]: Rubble built. Height .85 meters, in mastaba G 7796. Found in debris: faience beads, flint fragments. Cleared.

Sunday, December 28, 1930
Twenty-sixth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7660, south of
(2) G 7670
(3) G 7760, south of, and W
(4) G 7796 A
(5) G 7924 D
(6) G 7926 C
(7) G 7944 A
(8) G 7000 SE [167, 170, 172, 175, 176]

Locals: 33

Cars, Line - XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 75
8:30 - 12:00: 135
1:00 - 4:25: 182
Total: 392

(1) South of G 7660
Clearing south of mastaba. Found: faience beads, fragments ushabtis.

(2) G 7670
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered top of Pit A.

(3) G 7760
Clearing late graves and walls south of south face of mastaba.
G 7760 W: Clearing chamber.

(4) G 7796
Uncovered graves [G 7000 SE] 175, 176 on mastaba.
G 7796 A: Down 6 meters. Found: fragment worked alabaster, fragment worked limestone.

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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
    12/27/1930; 12/28/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 18

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."