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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, January 28, 1931 (continued)

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Clearing pit.

(2) G 7813
G 7813 D: East of door of rock tomb G 7820, down 2 meters. Found: limestone basin, inscription, fragment of inscribed niche [basin = 31-1-415, false door = 31-1-416, inscribed for Inkaf].
G 7813 E: Depth 4 meters. Chamber on west, cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7825
Broken through to pit G 7833 B, and G 7824. Cleared.
G 7825 A: Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7830
Clearing mastaba.
G 7830 A: Depth 2.3 meters, chamber south, rock-cut, open [ILLUSTRATION].
G 7830 C: Down 4.5 meters.
G 7830 D: Depth 3.8 meters. Clearing room I, broken to tomb G 7836: room II on west, below Room I, clearing.

(5) G 7831
Clearing mastaba.
G 7831 A: Depth 2.9 meters. Chamber west cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7831 B: Depth 4.0 meters. Chamber south cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7832
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered Pit T.
G 7832 W: Remove wooden coffins and mummies (twenty-two mummies).
G 7832 T: East of pit W. Depth .9 meters. Chamber south, rock-cut, open.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7834
Found in debris: fragment of inscribed limestone.
G 7834 A: Down 1.5 meters. Chamber west, open.

(8) G 7840
Clearing rubble mastaba.
G 7840 A: Depth 1.2 meters. Chamber west. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7840 B: Rubble pit, over pit G 7840 A. Depth 1.3 meters. Chamber roofed with stones [ILLUSTRATION].
G 7840 C: Depth 1.4 meters. No chamber.
G 7840 D: Mud brick. Depth 1.7 meters. Chamber west, broken to tomb G 7839.

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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
    01/28/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Inkaf (in G 7813)

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7825

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7831

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7834

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7836

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7839

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7840

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Inkaf (in G 7813)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Limestone false door (31-1-416 = MFA 31.1817) and offering basin (31-1-415 = MFA 31.1888) inscribed for Inkaef, identified as scribe; found in G 7813 D.

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."