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microfilm: begin page 1097

Saturday, January 17, 1931 (continued)

(8) G 7820
Clearing rock-cut tomb. Door to east. Found in debris: wooden mummy mask.

(9) G 7821
On lintel: [TRANSLITERATION] [Neferseshemptah] (owner) and name of ?wife [not name of wife, but alternate name of Neferseshemptah] [TRANSLITERATION] [Djefai].

(10) G 7823
Name on lintel [TRANSLITERATION] (?) (broken).

(11) G 7814
Owner [TRANSLITERATION] [Kaaper]

(12) G 7822
Name on lintel of door to Room 'a', and inside on walls, [TRANSLITERATION] (?). [in red] Name [Mesu] G.A.R. [end in red]

Sunday, January 18, 1931
Forty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 60

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 78
8:30 - 12:00: 143
1:00 - 4:30: 150
total: 371

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7758 B, W
(3) G 7813 J, K
(4) G 7814
(5) G 7815
(6) G 7816
(7) G 7819
(8) G 7820
(9) G 7821

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 17 meters.

(2) G 7758
G 7758 B: Clearing Rooms i, ii, and iii. Room i. Cleared three stone coffins. Room II, on west, broken to pit W. Two coffins and other below. Room III on east, broken to G 7814.
G 7758 W: In Rooms I, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII.
Room I. Three rock-cut coffins east to west - body in one of them.
Room IV. On south. Small.
Room V. West of Room III. Three rock-cut coffins, north to south, open.
Room VI. Inside room V, rock-cut coffin IV to south.
Room VII. On south. Found: ushabtis, coffin limestone north to south.
Room VIII. On east. One coffin east to west.

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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
    01/17/1931; 01/18/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Kaaper (G 7814)
    Mesu (G 7822)
    Neferseshemptah Sheshi (G 7821)

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7814

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7815

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7816

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7819

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7820

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7821

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7822

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7823

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Kaaper (G 7814)

    • Type Mentioned on page
  • Mesu (G 7822)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7822. Appears in chapel relief, west wall; in situ in G 7822.
  • Neferseshemptah Sheshi (G 7821)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7821. Neferseshemptah Sheshi called Djefai. Chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Neferseshemptah Sheshi, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr Hwt aAt] royal acquaintance, steward of the Great Estate; also appears on chapel entrance door jambs (standing with wife Meresankh); in situ in G 7821.

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."