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Friday, January 10, 1930
Fifty-ninth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7760 B
(2) G 7767 Y
(3) G 7769
(4) G 7911 X
(5) G 7912 G, Z
(6) G 7913 A, B, C, Z, "a"
(7) G 7914 A
(8) G 7000 E XIII [G 7000 E 13]

Locals: 41

Cars, Line -
6:20 - 8:00: 65
8:30 - 12:00: 122
1:00 - 4:40: 98
Total: 285

(1) G 7760
G 7760 B: Down 16 meters. Sand, rubble, cement fragments in debris. Door blocking of stone blocks, partly broken. On north side of pit a cutting in the rock, as though for turning a sarcophagus.

(2) G 7767
G 7767 Y: In Room V. Sand, bones, in debris.

(3) G 7769
Clearing mastaba. Found in debris: faience beads.

(4) G 7911
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered pit X on east of mastaba.
G 7911 X: Depth 2.15 meters. Mud brick and rubble above, rock cut below. Chamber on west, open, rock cut. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION] (see sketch page 1027)

(5) G 7912
Uncovered pit Z on east of mastaba. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7912 G: Down 5.5 meters. Rubble and sand.
G 7912 Z: Down .7 meters. Rock cut. Rubble and sand.

(6) G 7913
Clearing southwards over mastaba. Uncovered pit Z and offering room "a".
G 7913 A: In room. Rubble and sand. Cleared. [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
    01/10/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 7000 E 13

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7767

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7769

    • 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

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."