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Monday, December 29, 1930 (continued)

(4) G 7796
Cleared mastaba, uncovered pit B
G 7796 A: Depth 8.8 cm, chamber at foot sealed with mud.
G 7796 B: Depth 2 meters, rubble built, rock cut.

(5) G 7924
G 7924 D: Clearing chamber. Found: two copper figures and copper fragments, one bowl, faience ushabti, one shell, fragment scarab.

(6) G 7000 SE 177 - 182, 184
No. 184 [G 7000 SE 184]: Found: faience beads.
No. 177 [G 7000 SE 177]: Rubble built, south of G 7660. Height .65 meters. Chamber i on north, roof broken in; ii on east, sealed.
No. 178 [G 7000 SE 178]: Rubble built, east to west, height .7 meters, on mastaba G 7796. Found: faience beads.
No. 179 [G 7000 SE 179]: Rubble built, east of G 7670. Height .8 meters. Chamber I on east, roof broken, body, head to west. ii on south, roof broken in.
No. 180 [G 7000 SE 180]: Rubble, east to west, roof broken, height .7 meters, east of G 7670.
No. 181 [G 7000 SE 181]: Rubble, east of G 7670, height .6 meters, east to west.
No. 182 [G 7000 SE 182]: Rubble, east of G 7670, height .5 meters, chamber on east.

Tuesday, December 30, 1930
Day of rest

Wednesday, December 31, 1930
Twenty-eighth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670, east of
(2) G 7796 B, C
(3) G 7797 A, B, C, Z
(4) G 7924 D
(5) G 7946 A, B, C, D, E, F, G
(6) G 7000 SE 178, 183 - 188

Locals: 34

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 78
8:30 - 12:00: 139
1:00 - 4:25: 188
Total: 405

(1) East of G 7670
Uncovered grave G 7000 SE 185.

(2) G 7796
Uncovered Pit C.
G 7796 B: Depth 6.1 meters. Found: ushabti fragment, Chamber, open, on west.
G 7796 C: Depth 2 meters. Rubble and rock cut.

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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
    12/29/1930; 12/30/1930; 12/31/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 18

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."