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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, January 15, 1931
Forty-first day of work.

Locals: 64

Cars, line: XXI, XXIII:
6:00 - 8:00: 65, 15
8:30 - 1200: 180, 33
1:00 - 4:30: 170, 31
totals: 315, 89
total: 404

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7757 east of
(3) G 7796 D, E, F
(4) G 7813 R, S, T, U, V
(5) G 7814 east of
(6) G 7816 A, 'a', 'b'

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 11.5 meters.

(2) East of G 7757
Clearing east of mastaba, rigging rly[???railway]: No. XXIII.

(3) G 7796
Clearing south end of mastaba.
G 7796 D: Opened door blocking. Wooden coffin within, north to south.
G 7796 E: Cleared body lying in pit. No chamber.
G 7796 F: Opened door blocking. Body within, head to south.

(4) G 7813
Clearing area [east of G 7813]. Uncovered pits R to V.
G 7813 R: Depth 2.4 meters. Masonry and rock-cut, north to south. Chamber on west, rock-cut, open.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7813 S: Mud built and rock-cut. Depth 1.3 meters. No chamber.
G 7813 T: Down 6 meters. Rock-cut. Breaks in pit on all sides.
G 7813 U: Depth 1.7 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on south, open - broken into tomb G 7818, and on east to another rock tomb.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7813 V. Depth 2 meters. Rock-cut. Broken to pit G 7816 B. No chamber.

(5) G 7814
Clearing east of entrance to tomb. Found: seven fragments of limestone (inscribed), alabaster dish, faience ushabti fragments, beads, pot.

(6) G 7816
Clearing chamber, door to south. One pit in room numbered A, and chamber 'a'. Found in debris: faience amulets, copper fragments. A further room leads off to the north, namely 'b'.
G 7816 A: Rock-cut in floor of 'a'. Down 1 meter.
Room 'a'; Rock-cut. Roof broken in.
Room 'b': Rock-cut, door to south into Room 'a'. Rock-cut coffin.

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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
    01/15/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7796

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7814

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7816

    • 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."