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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1107

Monday, January 26, 1931
Fifty-first day of work.

Locals: 65

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 55
8:30 - 12:00: 129
1:00 - 4:30: 119
total: 303

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7813 H, W
(3) G 7815 A
(4) G 7821 C
(5) G 7824 B, C
(6) G 7830 A, B, C, D
(7) G 7831 A, B
(8) G 7832 U
(9) G 7834
(10) G 7835 A, B
(11) G 7836 A
(12) G 7837
(13) G 7838
(14) G 7839

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Uncovered top of entrance to chamber.

(2) G 7813
G 7813 H: Depth 3.2 meters. Cleared.
G 7813 W: Depth 2.7 meters. Chamber west, a second chamber beyond.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7815
Cleared tomb.
G 7815 A: Depth 3.6 meters. Chamber north, broken to G 7813 X, and chamber of G 7815 B, and pit G 7822 A and B. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7821
Clearing rock-cut tomb, found large jar standing by doorway.
G 7821 C: Depth 4.4 meters. Found: wooden object and fragments, mummy mask. Chamber on west, open.

(6) G 7824
Clearing tomb.
G 7824 B: Depth 2.8 meters. Clearing.
G 7824 C: Depth 1 meter. Chamber on east, rock-cut coffin north to south.

(6) G 7830
Clearing mastaba, uncovered four pits, A, B, C, D. Found in debris: fragment of inscribed limestone, two fragments alabaster, three fragments of faience.
G 7830 A: Down 1.5 meters. Clearing.

microfilm: end page 1107

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
    01/26/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7815

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7821

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7824

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7831

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7834

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7835

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7836

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7837+7843

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7838

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7839

    • 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."