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Thursday, January 1, 1931 (continued)

(4) G 7797
Clearing mastaba.
G 7797 C: Down .25 meters.

(5) G 7924
G 7924 D: Clearing Rooms i and ii. Room ii on east, rock cut, small. Found coffin, limestone, lid in position. Cleared room ii.

(6) G 7946
Clearing mud brick mastaba.
Room "a": Outer chapel of mastaba.
G 7946 D: Down 3 meters.
G 7946 E: Down 2.7 meters.
G 7946 G: Remove statuettes of [TRANSLITERATION] [Nefu, Tjenti, Khenmetsetju]. Down 3 meters. Rock cut, chamber on west, open.

(7) G 7000 SE 174, 178
No. 174 [G 7000 SE 174]: Found: faience beads.
No. 178 [G 7000 SE 178]: Found: faience beads.

Friday, January 2, 1931
Thirtieth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670 A
(2) G 7690
(3) G 7794 A
(4) G 7796 B, C
(5) G 7924 D
(6) G 7946 B, D, E, G
(7) G 7947 A, B, C
(8) G 7000 SE 174, 189 - 194

Locals: 33

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 80
8:30 - 12:00: 123
1:00 - 4:00: 115
Total: 318

(1) G 7670
Clearing top of mastaba.
G 7670 A: Down 8.5 meters.

(2) G 7690
Embankment of railway No. XIX run out over the northeast corner of mastaba.

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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
    01/01/1931; 01/02/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Khenmetsetju (in G 7946)
    Nefu (G 7946)
    Tjenti (in G 7946)

Tombs and Monuments 16

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Khenmetsetju (in G 7946)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Nefu (owner of G 7946). Limestone standing pair statue (31-1-4 = MFA 31.777) inscribed for Nefu and Khenmetsetju; found in G 7946 G.
  • Nefu (G 7946)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7946. Limestone seated statue (31-1-6 = MFA 31.778 deaccessioned = Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri 48.47) inscribed for Nefu and limestone standing pair statue (31-1-4 = MFA 31.777) inscribed for Nefu and Khenmetsetju; both found in G 7946 G.
  • Tjenti (in G 7946)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Granite seated scribe statue (31-1-7 = MFA 31.776) and limestone standing statue (31-1-5 = Cairo JE 57019) inscribed for Tjenti, identified on both as [sHD jrjw-xt pr-HD] inspector of custodians of property of the treasury; both found in G 7946 G.

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."