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Friday, December 26, 1930 (continued)

(8) G 7000 E 33, SE 167, 170
E No. 33: [G 7000 E 33] Found in debris: many faience ring beads.
SE No. 167 [G 7000 SE 167]: Opened door blockings of Rooms ii and iii. Room ii full of debris, Room iii bones of body visible, head to east, with mask on face.
SE 170 [G 7000 SE 170]: North to south rubble built, roof broken, body, head to north.

Saturday, December 27, 1930
Twenty-fifth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7660, south of, and X
(2) G 7670
(3) G 7660 V, W
(4) G 7793 Z
(5) G 7795 B
(6) G 7796 A
(7) G 7924 D
(8) G 7000 E 33, SE [171 - 174]

Locals: 33

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 70
8:30 - 12:00: 218
1:00 - 4:25: 247
Total: 535

(1) G 7660
South of G 7660. Clearing street between G 7660 and G 7670.
G 7660 X: Down 9.5 meters. Masonry above, rock cut.

(2) G 7670
Clearing on top of mastaba to find pit A.

(3) G 7660
G 7660 V: Depth 4.3 meters. Chamber east, rock cut, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7660 W: Opened door blocking. Found room full of debris.

(4) G 7793
Clearing area of mastaba (?). Uncovered pit Z.
G 7793 Z: Depth 1.2 meters. No chamber.

(5) G 7795
Clearing mastaba. Found pit B and grave G 7000 SE 173.
G 7795 B: Depth 2 meters. Rubble built, rock cut, no chamber.

(6) G 7796
Clearing rubble mastaba. Uncovered pit A, and grave 7000 SE 170.
G 7796 A: Down 2 meters. Masonry above, rock cut below.

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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
    12/26/1930; 12/27/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

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."