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Monday, January 19, 1931 (continued)

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Down 18.5 meters.

(2) G 7758
G 7758 W: Depth 8.5 meters. Chamber IX, X, and XI.
Room IX. Rock-cut on north, under the chamber of G 7758 B, two rock-cut coffins, open. Cleared.
Room X. On west, below Room I. Three limestone coffins.
Room XI. On east, rock-cut. Below chamber No. VIII. Cleared.

(3) G 7813
Uncovered pit I.
G 7813 I: Rubble built, depth 1.5 meters. No chamber.
G 7813 T: Clearing Rooms I, II, III, IV. Broken to tomb G 7819. Found in pit debris: limestone basin, potsherds, ushabti fragments, upper fragments pottery.

(4) G 7814
Clearing tomb. Room to north, commenced cleaning.

(5) G 7815
Clearing tomb. Found pits A and B.

(6) G 7821
Clearing tomb. Found: mud mummy mask, fragment of coffin (wood). Found pits A and B.
G 7821 A: Depth 3 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber on south, open. Rock-cut coffin, north to south. Cleared.
G 7821 B: Down 2.5 meters. Rock-cut.

(7) G 7822
Clearing tomb. Door to south. Found: fragment of inscribed limestone, ushabti fragment. Broken to pit G 7813 X, and tomb G 7815. Found pit A.

(8) G 7823
Clearing tomb. Door to north. Found: glass fragments, beads. Tomb of [TRANSLITERATION] (?) and wife [TRANSLITERATION] (?).

Tuesday, January 20, 1931
Day of rest.

Wednesday, January 21, 1931
Forty-sixth day of work.

Locals: 62

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 55
8:30 - 12:00: 135
1:00 - 4:30: 125
total: 315

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7813 T
(3) G 7815 A, B
(4) G 7820 A, B
(5) G 7823 A, B
(6) G 7824

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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
    01/19/1931; 01/20/1931; 01/21/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7758

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7814

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7815

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7819

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7820

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7821

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7822

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7823

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7824

    • 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."