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Thursday, January 29, 1931 (continued)

(7) G 7832 (continued)
G 7832 R: Depth 1.2 meters. Chamber south, roofed with stones, bones in fragments within.
G 7832 S: Depth 1 meters. Chamber south, roofed with stones, cleared.

(8) G 7834
Clearing rock tomb. Cleared.
G 7834 A: Depth 2.4 meters. Rock-cut coffin, north to south. Cleared.
G 7834 B: Depth .7 meters. No chamber.

(9) G 7842
Clearing masonry mastaba. Uncovered pits Y and Z.
G 7842 Y: Depth .5 meters. Chamber on south, small. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7842 Z: Depth 1.3 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with mud.

(10) G 7000 E 36
Built of mud brick, north to south. Depth .3 meters. Cleared.

Friday, January 30, 1931
Fifty-fourth day of work.

Locals: 69

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 60
8:30 - 12:00: 135
1:00 - 4:30: 125
total: 320

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7830 C
(3) G 7831 C
(4) G 7832 D, E, F, H
(5) G 7836
(6) G 7838
(7) G 7842 A, B, C
(8) G 7843
(9) G 7844 A
(10) G 7845
(11) G 7846

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Clearing chamber. Found: thirty-three model offering jars (pottery); pit goes on down.

(2) G 7830
G 7830 C: Down 10.5 meters. Chamber I west, rock-cut, open; four other rooms within. Room I on north; Room II on west; Room III on south; Room IV on south.

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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
    01/29/1931; 01/30/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

  • G 7000 E 36

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7830

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7831

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7832

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7834

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7836

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7837+7843

    • 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

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."