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Wednesday, January 7, 1931 (continued)

(1) G 7670
Clearing east of mastaba. Uncovered mastaba G 7798.
G 7670 A: Depth 15.8 meters. Chamber on south, open.

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

(3) G 7796
Clearing, found pit D and grave G 7000 SE 208.
G 7796 D: Down 1.6 meters. Mud brick and rock cut.

(4) G 7798
Clearing rubble mastaba. Found: faience ring, copper ring, faience beads, potsherd.
G 7798 A: Rubble built, height .3 meters. Chamber on east, sealed with rubble.
G 7798 B: Height .45 meters.

(5) G 7000 SE 185, 208
No. 185 [G 7000 SE 185]: Opened door blocking. Full of debris.
No. 208 [G 7000 SE 208]: Rubble built, height .7 meters. Chamber on north, sealed with rubble.

Thursday, January 8, 1931
Thirty-fifth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670, east of, and A
(2) G 7759, east of
(3) G 7926 C
(4) G 7947 C, E
(5) G 7000 SE 185, 197 - 209

Locals: 36

Cars, Line XXI
6:00 - 8:00: 25
8:30 - 12:00: 48
1:00 - 4:25: 42
Total: 115
Cars, Line XXII
6:00 - 8:00: 78
8:30 - 12:00: 240
1:00 - 4:25: 220
Total: 538
Grand Total: 653

(1) G 7670
Clearing east of mastaba. Found: faience amulets, faience bead, copper fragment, fragments inscribed limestone, fragment alabaster.
G 7670 A: Cleared chamber. [ILLUSTRATION]
Room "c" and "d": Remains only of walls below late graves.

(2) East of G 7759
Clearing debris. Found: faience amulet, faience beads.

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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
    01/07/1931; 01/08/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."