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Wednesday, December 24, 1930 (continued)

(2) G 7760
Clearing south of mastaba. Uncovered mastaba G 7795, built of rubble; also pit G 7760, south to west, along the south face of G 7760.
G 7760 S: Depth .09 meters, mud built, no chamber.
G 7760 T: Depth 2.1 meters, mud built, chamber on east, rock cut, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7760 U: Depth .9 meters, no chamber
G 7760 V: Down 3.3 meters, mud brick, rock cut.
G 7760 W: Depth 2.35 meters, mud brick, rock cut, chamber on east, sealed with stones.

(3) G 7795
Clearing mastaba. Rubble built, north end only uncovered. Found Pit A.
G 7795 A: Rubble built, depth .4 meters.

(4) G 7918
Clearing south of G 7918, under railway embankment.
G 7918 B: Depth 8.5 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7924
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered pits D and E.
G 7924 D: Down 2 meters. Masonry above, rock cut below.
G 7924 E: Down 1.2 meters. Mud and rubble built.

(6) G 7926
Clearing southwards over mastaba. Found pits C and D.
G 7926 C: Mud built.
G 7926 D: Mud built.

Thursday, December 25, 1930
X-mas day
Twenty-third day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7660, southeast of
(2) G 7793
(3) G 7794 A
(4) G 7918, south of
(5) G 7924 A, D, E
(6) G 7926 C, D
(7) G 7000 SE 166, 168
(8) G 7000 E 33

Locals: 31

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 75
8:30 - 12:00: 180
1:00 - 4:25: 172
Total: 427

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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
    12/24/1930; 12/25/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

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."