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Friday, January 30, 1931 (continued)

(3) G 7831
G 7831 C: Clearing chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7832
Clearing mastaba.
G 7832 D: Depth 8.2 meters. Chamber west, open, rock-cut.
G 7832 E: Depth 6.8 meters. Chamber west, open, rock-cut. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7832 F: Down 7 meters. Chamber I on west, rock-cut. Cleared.
G 7832 H: Clearing chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7836
Clearing rock tomb. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7842
Clearing mastaba. Found: faience beads and fragments. Found pits A, B, C.
G 7842 A: Depth 4.9 meters. Chamber north, rock-cut, open.
G 7842 B: Depth 3.9 meters. Chamber east.
G 7842 C: Depth 2.2 meters. Chamber west, sealed with rubble.

(7) G 7838
Clearing rock tomb (under government guard). Found: fragments of alabaster, fragments of inscribed limestone, faience fragments. Broken on east to G 7844 A. Door of tomb opens inside the government door to G 7837.

(8) G 7843
Door to east. Clearing outside doorway. Door has government gate, and opens into a long room, whose north door is G 7847.

(9) G 7844
Clearing mastaba (masonry). Found pit A.
G 7844 A. Down 1.2 meters. Chamber west, broken to tomb G 7838.

(10) G 7845
Clearing rock tomb. Door to east.

(11) G 7846
Clearing rock tomb. Door to east.

Saturday, January 31, 1931
Fifty-fifth day of work.

Locals: 70

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 62
8:30 - 12:00: 137
1:00 - 4:30: 128
total: 327

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7758 V
(3) G 7830 C
(4) G 7832 D
(5) G 7838 A, B, C D
(6) G 7842 A, B, C, D
(7) G 7845 'a', A, Y, Z
(8) G 7846 A
(9) G 7847
(10) G 7848 A

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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
    01/30/1931; 01/31/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7831

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7836

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7837+7843

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7838

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7842

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7844

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7845

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7846

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7847

    • 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."