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microfilm: begin page 1061

Wednesday, December 10, 1930 (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, December 11, 1930 (continued)
Eleventh day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7935 X
(2) G 7936 "a", C
(3) G 7937 "a"
(4) G 7939 Y
(5) G 7940 A, B

Locals: 30

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 65
8:30 - 12:00: 97
1:00 - 4:25: 75
Total: 237

(1) G 7935
G 7935 X: Removed remains of wooden coffin and cleaned debris from bones for photograph. Treated wooden headrest with celluloid solution.

(2) G 7936
Clearing south end of mastaba. Uncovered internal chapel "a" and pit C.
Room "a": Masonry, doorway missing. Niche in west wall.
G 7936 C: Down 2.5 meters. Masonry above, rock cut below. Chamber on west, sealed with stone slabs.

(3) G 7937
Clearing debris from mastaba. Uncovered remains of rubble mastaba(?) east of G 7937, on edge of cliff.
Room "a": Clearing debris.

(4) G 7939
G 7939 Y: Clearing debris from chamber. [ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 1061

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
    12/10/1930; 12/11/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 7928+7929

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7931

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7934

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7935

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7936

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7937

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7939

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7940

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7941

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7942

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7943

    • 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."