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Friday, December 19, 1930
Eighteenth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7918
(2) G 7940 B
(3) G 7941 C
(4) G 7944 A, B, Z

Locals: 31

Cars, Line XVIII
6:00 - 8:00: 55
8:30 - 12:00: 150
1:00 - 4:05: 136
Total: 341

(1) East of G 7918
Clearing to gebel east of mastaba, and embankment of railway No. XVII. Found in debris: fragment decorated pottery.

(2) G 7940
G 7940 B: Depth 15 meters. Chamber on east, rock cut, open.

(3) G 7941
G 7941 C: Depth 4.3 meters. Rock cut. Found in debris: quarry mark in red paint on fragment limestone. No chamber.

(4) G 7944
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered pit B.
G 7944 A: Depth 5.2 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with stone slabs.
G 7944 B: Down 1.2 meters. Rubble built, rock cut below.
G 7944 Z: Cleared chamber. [ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, December 20, 1930
Nineteenth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7660, south of
(2) G 7777 H
(3) G 7918 A
(4) G 7940 B
(5) G 7944
(6) G 7000 E XXVIII, XXXI [G 7000 E 28, 31]

Locals: 30

Cars, Line XVIII
6:00 - 8:00: 40
8:30 - 12:00: 60
1:00 - 4:25: 0
Total: 100
Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 0
8:10 - 12:00: 38
1:00 - 4:25: 115
Total: 153
Grand total: 253

(1) South of G 7660
Clearing upper layer of debris south of south face of G 7660. Found in debris: one limestone offering basin [30-12-106], fragments limestone column [30-12-104] (inscribed), faience beads [30-12-107, 30-12-108], faience amulets [30-12-109, 30-12-110, 30-12-111].

(2) G 7777
G 7777 H: Depth 5.6 meters. Rock cut, on slope of rock down to village. Found in pit debris: four limestone jars, one limestone object, and fragment of ushabti. Chamber on west, rock cut, open.

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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
    12/19/1930; 12/20/1930
  • 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."