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Friday, January 23, 1931 (continued)

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 22.5 meters.

(2) G 7813
Clearing area. Found mastaba G 7830, G 7831.
G 7813 F: Depth 3.3 meters. Rock-cut, north of G 7821 doorway. Two chambers, No. I on west, small, rock-cut coffin north to south, cleared. No. II on west below Room I, cleared.

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G 7813 H: Rock-cut. Down 2 meters. Chamber on west, broken to tomb G 7814, open.
G 7813 T: Clearing Rooms I, II, III on north. Found in Room II: ushabtis, inscribed, and fragments.

(3) G 7819
Clearing rock tomb. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7819 A: Rock-cut. Depth 1.2 meters. Chamber on east.
G 7819 B: Rock-cut. West of pit A, depth .9 meters. Chamber on west, broken to chamber of G 7813 T. Cleared.
G 7819 C: Rock-cut south of pit B. Down .8 meters.

(4) G 7825
Clearing rock-tomb. Found: mud mummy mask, and fragments of wood. Found pit A: rock-cut, depth 3.3 meters. Chamber on north, open.

(5) G 7826
Clearing rock tomb. Found: six mummy masks (wood), coffin fragments, fragments of cloth. Found pits A, B, C.

(6) G 7829
Clearing mastaba. Found pits A, B, C.
G 7829 A: Rubble built, rock-cut, depth 3.9 meters. Chamber on west, rock-cut, open. Cleared.

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G 7829 B: Depth 2.7 meters.
Serdab 's': Rubble built. Opened. Found remains of wooden statuettes of which the shapes are indistinguishable, decayed completely.
G 7829 C: Down 5 meters. Rubble and rock-cut, chamber on south, open.

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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
    01/23/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7814

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7819

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7821

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7825

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7826

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7829

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • 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."