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Sunday, January 4, 1931
Thirty-second day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670, east of and A, "c", "d"
(2) G 7757, east of
(3) G 7796 C
(4) G 7797 C
(5) G 7926 C
(6) G 7938 A, B, C
(7) G 7946 D
(8) G 7947 D, E
(9) G 7000 SE 197 - 200

Locals: 24

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 58
8:30 - 12:00: 97
1:00 - 4:25: 0
Total: 155
Cars, Line XXI
6:00 - 8:00: 35
8:30 - 12:00: 88
1:00 - 4:25: 82
Total: 205
Grand total: 360

(1) G 7670
East of G 7670. Clearing debris. Found: small limestone cup, three fragments alabaster, faience beads. Uncovered room "c".
G 7670 A: Down 13 meters
Room "c" and Room "d": Mud brick walls underneath late graves.

(2) East of G 7757
Clearing debris, to set up railway XXI

(3) G 7796
Clearing late graves.
G 7796 C: Clearing chamber. [ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7797
Clearing debris of late graves.
G 7797 C: Depth 3.5 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7926
G 7926 C: Depth 6 meters. Chamber ii on west, sealed with mud.

(6) G 7938
Uncovered late graves on mastaba.
G 7938 A: Depth 4.6 meters. Chamber west, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7938 B: Depth 5 meters. Chamber west, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]. Rock cut coffin floor.

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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
    01/04/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."