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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, January 11, 1930
Sixtieth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7760 B
(2) G 7767 Y
(3) G 7911 D
(4) G 7912 Y, Z
(5) G 7913 C
(6) G 7915 A, Y, Z
(7) G 7917 A

Locals: 38

Cars, Line XVI
6:20 - 8:00: 66
8:30 - 12:00: 126
1:00 - 4:40: 108
Total: 300

(1) G 7760
G 7760 B: Depth 17 meters. Door blocking of masonry, with opening filled with sand. Inside is a large room (I), with debris and blocks (for lining of room?), and inner room leads out of the southwest corner of Room I, to the west, in which is a red granite sarcophagus [29-4-442]. The lid is partly slid off to the side, the bones are scattered on top of the lid. Sarcophagus is well cut, and has a single line of inscription along the side, with the name and titles [GLYPHS and TRANSLITERATION] [Mindjedef].

(2) G 7767
G 7767 Y: In Room V. Sand, bones and debris. Two bodies, head to west, in stone coffins, broken.

(3) G 7911
Uncovered pit D.
G 7911 D: Down 2.8 meters. Mud brick above, rubble built below and rock cut.

(4) G 7912
Uncovered pit Y, south of pit Z.
G 7912 Y: Depth 1.5 meters. Rock cut.
G 7912 Z: Depth 2.4 meters. Rock cut. Room on west, rock cut, blocked with mud brick partly broken.

(5) G 7913
Uncovered south end of mastaba.
G 7913 C: Down 6.5 meters. Rubble and sand.

(6) G 7915
Masonry mastaba, much destroyed.
G 7915 A: Down .9 meters, rock cut.
G 7915 Y: Down .16 meters, rock cut.
G 7915 Z: Down .16 meters, rock cut.

(7) G 7917
Rubble mastaba. Uncovered pit A.
G 7917 A: Down 3 meters. Rubble built above, rock cut below. Chamber on west, blocked with three slabs of stone. Found in pit debris: seven fragments of a limestone stela [30-1-100] of [GLYPHS] [Peni] and his wife [Djefatsen].

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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
    01/11/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Djefatsen (in G 7917)
    Mindjedef (G 7760)
    Peni (in G 7917)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7760

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7767

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7911

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7912

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7913

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7915

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7917

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Djefatsen (in G 7917)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Peni. Appears on fragmentary incomplete limestone false door (30-1-100) inscribed for Peni; Djefatsen identified as [Hm-nTr Nt] priestess of Neith; found in seven pieces in G 7917 A.
  • Mindjedef (G 7760)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7760. Red granite sarcophagus (29-4-442 = MMA 54.80a, b) inscribed for Mindjedef; found in G 7760 B.
  • Peni (in G 7917)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fragmentary incomplete limestone false door (30-1-100) inscribed for Peni, identified as [rx nswt ...pr nbw] royal acquaintance, ... of the house of gold; found in seven pieces in G 7917 A.

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."