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Sunday, January 4, 1931 (continued)

(6) G 7938 (continued)
G 7938 C: Depth 4 meters. No chamber.

(7) G 7946
Clearing late graves on mastaba.
G 7946 D: In chamber. Rock cut coffin, north to south, lid displaced. [ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7947
Clearing, uncovered pits D and E and late graves.
G 7947 D: Depth 1.7 meters. Mud built, rubble below. No chamber.
G 7947 E: Down 4 meters. Mud built, rock cut below.

(9) G 7000 SE 197 - 200
No. 197 [G 7000 SE 197]: Mud built, north to south, height .6 meters. Roofed with slabs. Chamber north, sealed with rubble.
No. 198 [G 7000 SE 198]: Mud built, north to south, height 1.4 meters. Roofed with stones.
No. 199 [G 7000 SE 199]: Mud built, north to south, height 1.5 meters. Chamber i on south, roof broken, cleared. Room ii, west, roof broken.
No. 200 [G 7000 SE 200]: Mud built, east to west, height .5 meters. Roof broken. Found in debris: faience beads.

Monday, January 5, 1931
Thirty-third day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670, east of, and A
(2) G 7759, east of
(3) G 7796
(4) G 7938
(5) G 7946
(6) G 7947 B, C, E
(7) G 7000 SE [201- 207]

Locals: 34

Cars, Line - XXI
6:00 - 8:00: 35
8:30 - 12:00: 65
1:00 - 4:25: 70
Total: 170

(1) G 7670
East of G 7670. Clearing debris. Uncovered late graves.
G 7670 A: Down 14.5 meters.

(2) East of G 7759
Clearing debris to northwards.

(3) G 7796
Clearing mastaba and south of uncovered late graves.

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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
    01/04/1931; 01/05/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 17

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."