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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1034

Sunday, January 12, 1930
Sixty-first day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7760 B
(2) G 7911 D
(3) G 7912 G, Y, Z
(4) G 7913 C
(5) G 7914
(6) G 7916 A, B, C
(7) G 7917
(8) G 7000 E XIV [G 7000 E 14]

Locals: 40

Cars, Line XVI
6:20 - 8:00: 57
8:30 - 12:00: 117
1:00 - 4:40: 96
Total: 270

(1) G 7760
G 7760 B: Clearing debris of sand and rubble from doorway of Room I. [ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7911
G 7911 D: Down 6 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.

(3) G 7912
G 7912 G: Depth 7.05 meters. Chamber on west, rock cut, open, small. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7912 Y: Depth 3.4 meters. Rock cut. Chamber on west, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7912 Z: Removed door blocking, rock cut coffin, north to south, roofed with two stone slabs.

(4) G 7913
G 7913 C: Depth 8.83 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.

(5) G 7914
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered grave G 7000 E XIV [G 7000 E 14]. Found in debris: nine udjat eyes, faience beads, ushabtis, pottery.

(6) G 7916
Masonry mastaba. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7916 A: Depth 4.32 meters. Rubble above, rock cut below. Chamber on west, sealed with stones.
G 7916 B: Depth 3.5 meters. Rock cut. Chamber on west, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    01/12/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 7000 E 14

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7911

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7912

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7913

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7914

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7916

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7917

    • 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."