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Sunday, January 11, 1931 (continued)

(4) G 7796
Clearing late walls and graves.
G 7796 D: Down 3 meters. Removed stone slabs in pit, - debris only below.
G 7796 E: Removed stone slabs, uncovered body, head to north.

(5) G 7924
G 7924 D: Opened coffin. Body inside, head west.

(6) G 7926
G 7926 C: Clearing chamber. Rock-cut coffin, north to south, roofed with stone slabs, some broken.

Monday, January 12, 1931
Thirty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 38

Cars, line: XX, XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 55, 37
8:30 - 12:00: 90, 85
1:00 - 4:30: 87, 115
totals: 232, 237
total: 469

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7758 X
(3) G 7796 D, F
(4) G 7813 Y, Z

(1) G 7670
Clearing east of mastaba. Found (on top of mastaba) fragments of inscribed limestone from wall relief, flint knife, fragments of copper.
G 7670 B: Down 5 meters. Built of large masonry and rock-cut.

(2) G 7758
Clearing mastaba.
G 7758 X: Down 6 meters.

(3) G 7796
Clearing mastaba of late walls and graves. Uncovered pit F.
G 7796 D: Down 5 meters.
G 7796 F: Down 1.5 meters. Mud brick and rock-cut.

(4) G 7813
Clearing area east of G 7759, in which are many isolated pits. This area numbered G 7813.
G 7813 Y: Down 2.5 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7813 Z: Down 2 meters. Rock-cut. Found: copper pin.

Tuesday, January 13, 1931
Day of rest.

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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
    01/11/1931; 01/12/1931; 01/13/1931

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7796

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7924

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7926

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery