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Sunday, February 1, 1931 (continued)

(8) G 7845
Clearing east of mastaba, and in Room 'a'.
Room 'a': Cleared room and pit A.
G 7845 A: Depth 3.7 meters. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7845 W: Down 1.7 meters. Chamber north and east.
G 7845 X: Depth 1.15 meters. Chamber west, small. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7845 Y: Depth 1.5 meters. Chamber east and south. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(9) G 7846
Clearing rock tomb of pit A.
G 7846 A: Down 3.2 meters.

(10) G 7847
Clearing rock tomb. Broken to No. G 7846.

(11) G 7848
Clearing mastaba. Found: fragments of ushabtis, beads, copper ring. Found pits B, C.

(12) G 7849
Clearing masonry mastaba. Found pit A.
G 7849 A. Depth 1.5 meters.

(13) G 7850
G 7850 Z: Down 1 meter. Rock-cut.

Monday, February 2, 1931
Fifty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 70

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 52
8:30 - 12:00: 145
1:00 - 4:30: 129
total: 333

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7759 V
(3) G 7830 C
(4) G 7845 east of, S to W
(5) G 7846
(6) G 7848 A, B, C
(7) G 7849 B
(8) G 7850 Y, Z

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 26.5 meters.

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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
    02/01/1931; 02/02/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7759

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7845

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7846

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7847

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7848

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7849

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7850

    • 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."