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Wednesday, December 3, 1930 (continued)

(6) G 7927
Masonry mastaba; south end missing. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 7927 A: Depth 1.15 meters, rock cut. Found roofing stones of a chamber, in position.
G 7927 B: Depth 1.75 meters, rock cut. Rubble and sand. Chamber on south, rock cut, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7911
Clearing south end of this mud brick mastaba, of which the pits A, B, C and D were cleared last season. Found in debris: fragment of copper, one faience bead, three pots. Uncovered late grave No. G 7000 E XXVII [G 7000 E 27], south of Pit D.

(8) G 7000 E XXVII [G 7000 E 27]
Cut in mud brick of mastaba G 7911, north to south. Body lying in position, head north, on back, hands over pelvis. Height .7 meters.

Thursday, December 4, 1930
Fifth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7769 B, C
(2) G 7911, east of, W, Y
(3) G 7912 south of, X
(4) G 7927 A, Z
(5) G 7928 A, B
(6) G 7929 Y, Z
(7) G 7930 A, B, C, X, Y, Z

Locals: 23

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 75
8:30 - 12:00: 118
1:00 - 4:25: 98
Total: 291

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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
    12/03/1930; 12/04/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."