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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 1, 1931
Fifty-sixth day of work.

Locals: 70

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 63
8:30 - 12:00: 140
1:00 - 4:30: 132
total: 335

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7858 B
(3) G 7759 V, W
(4) G 7830 C
(5) G 7838 B, C
(6) G 7842 E
(7) G 7844 A
(8) G 7845 A, W, X, Y
(9) G 7846 A
(10) G 7847
(11) G 7848 A, B
(12) G 7849 A
(13) G 7850 Z

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 27 meters.

(2) G 7758
Clearing mastaba.
G 7758 B: Depth 4 meters. Broken to tomb B 7835. Chamber II broken on north to chamber of G 7758 W. Cleared.

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(3) G 7759
Clearing mastaba. Found: fragment inscribed limestone. Found pits V and W.
G 7759 V: Depth .7 meters. No chamber.
G 7759 W: Down 2 meters. Chamber I on north, II on south.

(4) G 7830
G 7830 C: Clearing chambers V and VI.

(5) G 7838
Clearing rock tomb. Cleared.
G 7838 B: Found in debris: fragment of inscribed limestone
G 7838 C: Found rock-cut coffin north to south, cleared.

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(6) G 7842
Clearing mastaba. Found pit E.
G 7842 E: Depth .7 meters. Chamber (small). Cleared.

(7) G 7844
G 7844 A: Depth 4.5 meters. Goes down into tomb G 7838. Chamber south, small, cleared.

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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
    02/01/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7759

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7835

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7838

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7842

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7844

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7845

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7846

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7847

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7848

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7849

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7850

    • 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."