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Wednesday, February 4, 1931 (continued)

(6) 7851
Clearing rock tomb. Door to east, lintel inscribed [TRANSLITERATION] [Wermeru], and wife [TRANSLITERATION] [Tjentit]; also a false door inscribed, and architrave of inner room (wife [TRANSLITERATION] [Isutkau]). Two rock-cut statues in west wall Room 'a'. Broken to pit G 7848 C.

(7) G 7852
Clearing rock tomb. Door to north, (small). Cleared.
G 7852 A: Depth 2.1 meters. Chamber west, rock-cut, open; cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7000 E 37
Mud brick, north to south, grave. Roofed with stones. Height 1 meter. Cleared.

Thursday, February 5, 1931
Fifty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 87

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 58
8:30 - 12:00: 130
1:00 - 4:30: 120
total: 308

Work on:
(1) G 7847
(2) G 7845
(3) G 7850 V
(4) G 7851
(5) G 7853
(6) G 7854

(1) G 7847
Clearing rock tomb. door to north. [ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7845
Rock-cut tomb, door to north. Clearing.

(3) G 7850
Found in debris: two fragments of inscribed limestone, faience fragments, beads.
G 7850 V: Down 2 meters.

(4) G 7851
Clearing rock tomb. Two rock-cut coffins north to south.

(5) G 7853
Rock-cut tomb, door to north.

(6) G 7854
Clearing rock tomb.

Men finished work and prepared to leave for Sudan.

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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
    02/04/1931; 02/05/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Isutkau (in G 7851)
    Tjentit (in G 7851)
    Wermeru (G 7851)

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 7000 E 37

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7845

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7847

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7848

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7850

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7851

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7852

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7853

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7854

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Isutkau (in G 7851)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt] wife) of Wermeru (owner of G 7851). South false door dedicated by Wermeru to his wife Isutkau, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; in situ in G 7851. One of two women designated as Wermeru's wife in G 7851.
  • Tjentit (in G 7851)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Wermeru (owner of G 7851). Mentioned on chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Wermeru; in situ in G 7851. One of two women designated as Wermeru's wife in G 7851.
  • Wermeru (G 7851)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7851. Chapel entrance lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Wermeru, identified as [wab nswt Hm-nTr HkA Hm-nTr snfrw Hm-nTr xafra] royal wab-priest, priest of Heka, priest of Snefru, priest of Khafre; in situ in G 7851. North false door inscribed for Wermeru, identified as [wab nswt ] royal wab-priest; south false door dedicated by Wermeru to his wife Isutkau; both false doors in situ in G 7851.

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."