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Monday, January 26, 1931 (continued)

(6) G 7830 (continued)
G 7830 B: Depth 1.4 meters. No chamber.
G 7830 C: Down 1.5 meters, rubble above.
G 7830 D: Down 1.2 meters, broken to tomb G 7826.

(7) G 7831
Clearing mastaba; found in debris: fragment inscribed limestone. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 7831 A: Down 1.5 meters.
G 7831 B: Down 1.8 meters.

(8) G 7832
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered late coffins and fragments, painted.
G 7832 U: Down .7 meters, mud brick above.

(9) G 7834
Clearing rock tomb.

(10) G 7835
Clearing rock tomb. Found pits A and B.
G 7835 A: Depth 1.15 meters. Broken to tomb G 7836. No chamber.
G 7835 B: Depth 1.7 meters. Chamber west. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(11) G 7836
Clearing rock tomb. Owner [TRANSLITERATION] [Nebtyherkaus].
G 7836 A: Depth .8 meters. No chamber.

(12) G 7837
Rock tomb, under government guard with gate. Clearing outside door. Owner [TRANSLITERATION] [Ankhmare].

(13) G 7838
Rock tomb, door to north, under government guard. Owner [TRANSLITERATION] [Nisutmaat].

(14) G 7839
Rock tomb, door to south, under government guard.

Tuesday, January 27, 1931
Day of rest.

Wednesday, January 28, 1931
Fifty-second day of work.

Locals: 64

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 57
8:30 - 12:00: 135
1:00 - 4:30: 118
total: 310

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7813 D, E
(3) G 7825 A
(4) G 7830 A, C, D
(5) G 7831 A, B
(6) G 7832 T, W
(7) G 7834 A
(8) G 7840 C, D
(9) G 7841 A

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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
    01/26/1931; 01/27/1931; 01/28/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Ankhmare (G 7837+7843)
    Nebtyherkaus (G 7836)
    Nisutmaat Pepy-[...] (G 7838)

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7813

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7825

    • 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 7835

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7836

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7837+7843

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7838

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7839

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7840

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7841

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

Ancient People

  • Ankhmare (G 7837+7843)

    • Type Mentioned on page
  • Nebtyherkaus (G 7836)

    • Type Mentioned on page
  • Nisutmaat Pepy-[...] (G 7838)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7838. Lintel and drum lintel inscribed for Nisutmaat (? name uncertain); in situ in G 7838. Fragment of limestone seated statue (31-1-477 = MFA 31.1890) with very faded black hieroglpyhs painted on proper right side of cube seat, inscribed for "Nisutmaat, his good name Pepy-[...]"; found in G 7838 debris.

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."