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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1048

Sunday, November 30, 1930
Second day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7922
(2) G 7921 Z
(3) G 7769
(4) G 7924

Locals: nil

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 61
8:30 - 12:00: 95
1:00 - 4:25: 87
Total: 243

(1) G 7922
Small masonry mastaba against west face of G 7769. Clearing top of mastaba. Found in debris: faience scarab, many rough udjat eye beads of two sizes, copper wristlets, fragment inscribed limestone, fragment alabaster.

(2) G 7921
G 7921 Z: Cleared chamber. Rubble and sand. Rock cut coffin along east side, lid broken in two and thrown aside. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7769
Uncovered west face of mastaba, masonry, against which the smaller mastabas G 7922 and G 7921 are built.

(4) G 7924
Uncovered east face of mastaba, masonry. West of G 7922, with a small uninscribed niche.

Monday, December 1, 1930
Third day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7769 A
(2) G 7922 A
(3) G 7923 B
(4) G 7924, east of
(5) G 7925 "a", A, B, C, D, E, F
(6) G 7000 E XXVI [G 7000 E 26]

Locals:

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 58
8:30 - 12:00: 88
1:00 - 4:25: 84
Total: 230

(1) G 7769
Clearing debris from top of mastaba and on west side. Rubble and sand. Uncovered north pit A.
G 7769 A: Down 1 meter. Rubble built, debris rubble and sand.

(2) G 7922
Clearing top. Uncovered pit A.
G 7922 A: Down 3 meters. Rubble built above, rock cut below. Debris rubble and sand.

microfilm: end page 1048

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
    11/30/1930; 12/01/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7000 E 26

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7769

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7921

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7922

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7923

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7924

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7925

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."