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Saturday, January 24, 1931 (continued)

(12) G 7832
Clearing mastaba. Found: inscribed lintel (? from mud brick niche), fragment of limestone heads west, copper fragment, faience fragments, three mummy masks, fragments of wooden coffins (inscribed).
G 7832 A: Depth 4.1 meters. Chamber on east, rock-cut, open:

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G 7832 B: Rubble built, depth 3.3 meters, no chamber.
G 7832 C: Rubble built, depth 3.25 meters, no chamber.
G 7832 Z: Rubble built, down 3 meters. Chamber I on west, cleared.

(13) G 7833
Clearing rubble mastaba. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 7833 A: Rubble built, rock-cut, depth 2.7 meters. Chamber on west, open, rock-cut.

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G 7833 B: Rubble built, rock-cut, depth 1.55 meters. Chamber on west, open, rock-cut.

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Sunday, January 25, 1931
Fiftieth day of work.

Locals: 65

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 65
8:30 - 12:00: 134
1:00 - 4:30: 124
total: 323

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7823 A, B, C
(3) G 7824 A, B, C
(4) G 7829 E, 's'
(5) G 7831
(6) G 7832 V, W, X, Y, Z
(7) G 7834
(8) G 7835
(9) G 7836

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 25 meters. Debris rubble and stones.

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(2) G 7823
G 7823 A: Depth 1.5 meters.
G 7823 B: Depth 2 meters. Chamber west, rock-cut coffin north-south. Cleared.
G 7823 C: Depth .7 meters. No chamber.

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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
    01/24/1931; 01/25/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7823

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7824

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7829

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7831

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7834

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7835

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7836

    • 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."