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Saturday, January 10, 1931 (continued)

(4) G 7796
Clearing debris of late graves of walls, uncovered pit E.
G 7796 D: Down 2 meters. Uncovered slabs of stone over east part of pit, like roof stones of a grave.
G 7796 E: Depth 2.9 meters. Mud brick, rock-cut. Uncovered door-blocking stones.

(5) G 7799
Clearing rubble mastaba, south of G 7796. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7799 A: Depth .8 meters. Rubble and mud built. No chamber.
G 7799 B: Depth .6 meters. Rubble and mud built. No chamber.
G 7799 C: Depth .7 meters. Rubble and mud built. No chamber.

(6) G 7946
Clearing late walls and graves.

(7) G 7000 SE 197, 211
No. 197 [G 7000 SE 197]: Removed bones of body and mummy mask remains.
No. 211 [G 7000 SE 211]: Mud built, east to west. Height .9 meters. Roof broken in. Cleared.

Sunday, January, 11, 1931
Thirty-eighth day of work.

Locals: 37

Cars, line: XX, XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 77, 25
8:30 - 12:00: 150, 52
1:00 - 4:30: 133, 47
totals: 360, 124
total: 484

Work on:
(1) G 7670, top of and Y
(2) G 7671 A
(3) G 7758
(4) G 7796 A, D
(5) G 7924 D
(6) G 7926 C

(1) G 7670
Clearing debris [on top of G 7670], uncovered pit B.
G 7670 Y: Depth 9.2 meters. Chamber on south, rock-cut, open. Rock-cut coffin within, north to south, lid in place.

(2) G 7671
G 7671 A: Clearing chamber. Found: alabaster table inscribed, alabaster fragments of rock-cut coffin, north to south, lid in place.

(3) G 7758
Clearing mastaba, found pits V, W, X, Y, Z.
G 7758 V: Commenced.
G 7758 W: Commenced.
G 7758 X: Down 1.2 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7758 Y: Down 1.5 meters. Rock-cut.
G 7758 Z: Depth 1.3 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber open on south. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    01/10/1931; 01/11/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."