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Friday, December 12, 1930 (continued)

(7) G 7943
Clearing mud brick mastaba, and found part of east and west faces. Found debris: fragment inscribed limestone in two parts, an architrave [30-12-60] of [GLYPHS] [Iufi], faience beads [30-12-61, 30-12-62, 30-12-63, 30-12-65], limestone offering basin [30-12-58] (uninscribed). Uncovered pit A and B.
G 7943 A: Down 1.2 meters. Rock cut. Debris sand, rubble, mud.
G 7943 B: Down 1 meter. Rock cut. Debris sand, rubble, mud.

Saturday, December 13, 1930
Thirteenth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7936 B, D
(2) G 7937 B
(3) G 7940 A, B
(4) G 7943 A, B

Locals: 30

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 55
1:00 - 4:15: 77
Total: 132

(1) G 7936
G 7936 B: Depth 7.5 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.
G 7936 D: Down 4.2 meters.

(2) G 7937
G 7937 B: Depth 7.4 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open. Broken into another pit? [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7940
G 7940 A: Down 4 meters. Cleared Room i, Broken into pit?
G 7940 B: Down 3.6 meters.

(4) G 7943
Cleared south end of mastaba.
G 7943 A: Depth 2.8 meters. Chamber on east, sealed with a stone slab and mud brick.
G 7943 B: Depth 4.5 meters. Chamber on west, rock cut, open.

Sunday, December 14, 1930
Fourteenth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7918
(2) G 7935 X
(3) G 7936 B, C, D
(4) G 7939 D
(5) G 7940 A, B
(6) G 7941 A, B
(7) G 7943 B

Locals: 31

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 85
1:00 - 4:15: 177
Total: 262

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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
    12/12/1930; 12/13/1930; 12/14/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Iufi (G 7943)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7935

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7936

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7937

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7939

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7940

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7941

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7943

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Iufi (G 7943)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragments of limestone lintel (30-12-60) inscribed for Iufi.

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."