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Sunday, December 21, 1930 (continued)

(5) G 7940
G 7940 B: Clearing Rooms i and ii. Found in debris: scraps of gold foil, potsherds and model copper chisel. Rock cut coffin in floor of Room ii, north to south, large. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7942
G 7942 Z: Depth 3 meters. Rock cut, chamber on east, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7000 E XXXII [G 7000 E 32]
Rubble built, north to south. Roof broken in. Height 1.3 meters. On top of mastaba G 7918. Cleared.

Monday, December 22, 1930
Twenty-first day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7760, south of
(2) G 7777 G
(3) G 7793
(4) G 7794 A
(5) G 7918 B
(6) G 7924 A, B, C
(7) G 7940 B
(8) G 7944 B
[(9) G 7000 SE 166 - 169]

Locals: 31

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 65
8:30 - 12:00: 165
12:30 - 4:25: 195
Total: 425

(1) G 7760
Clearing debris south of mastaba. Uncovered G 7793, G 7924 and late graves, and the east extremity of the chapel of G 7660.

(2) G 7777
G 7777 G: Depth 5 meters. Rock cut. Debris sand, chamber on west, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7793
Clearing mastaba. Has been a rubble mastaba with masonry casing, but only the niche uninscribed, and a few stones of the latter remain. Uncovered late graves G 7000 SE 166, G 7000 SE 168.

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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
    12/21/1930; 12/22/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 15

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."