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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, February 2, 1931 (continued)

(2) G 7759
G 7759 V: Depth 2.9 meters.
Chamber I. On north, open, cleared.
[Chamber] II. On south, open, cleared.

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(3) G 7830
G 7830 C: In chambers. Cleared.

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(4) G 7845
Clearing east of mastaba. Found in debris: limestone basin, faience amulet, fragment of inscribed limestone. Found pits S, T, U, W.
G 7845 S: Down 3 meters.
G 7845 T: Depth 2.2 meters. Chamber west, rock-cut, open. Cleared.

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G 7845 U: Depth 5 meters. No chamber.
G 7845 W: Depth 3.6 meters. Chamber north, cleared.

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(5) G 7846
Clearing rock tomb.

(6) G 7848
Clearing mastaba. Found pit C.
G 7848 A: Depth 3 meters. Chamber east, rock-cut, open. Cleared.

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G 7848 B: Depth .8 meters. No chamber.
G 7848 C: Depth 2.9 meters. Chamber west, rock-cut, open. Cleared.

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(7) G 7849
Clearing mastaba. Found pit B.
G 7849 B: Down 2 meters.

(8) G 7850
G 7850 Y: Down 1.5 meters. Chamber I on east, broken away; II on south, roof broken. Remains of wooden coffin and mummy.
G 7850 Z: Depth 2.2 meters. Pit broken to tomb G 7836. Chamber west, broken to chamber of G 7813 W; rock-cut coffin, small. Cleared.

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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
    02/02/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7759

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7845

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7846

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7848

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7849

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7850

    • 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."