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Monday, January 5, 1931 (continued)

(4) G 7938
Clearing south end of mastaba. Uncovered late grave.

(5) G 7946
Clearing debris of late graves. Uncovered grave G 7000 SE 202.

(6) G 7947
Clearing south end of mastaba. Found: uninscribed libation basin, faience fragments and beads.
G 7947 B: Opened door blocking, debris within.
G 7947 C: Opened door blocking, body, head north.
G 7947 E: Depth 6 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with mud.

(7) G 7000 SE 201 - 207
No. 201 [G 7000 SE 201]: Mud brick, north to south, height 1.2 meters, Chamber I, on north, roof broken. ii - east, roof broken.
No. 202 [G 7000 SE 202]: Rubble built, east to west, height .82 meters, roof broken.
No. 203 [G 7000 SE 203]: Mud built, north to south, roof broken, over pit G 7798 A. Height .3 meters.
No. 204 [G 7000 SE 204]: Rubble, east to west, height .8 meters, roof broken.
No. 205 [G 7000 SE 205]: Mud, north to south, roof broken, height .7 meters. West of G 7798 D.
No. 206 [G 7000 SE 206]: Mud, north to south, south of pit G 7947 E. Height 1.15 meters, roof broken in.
No. 207 [G 7000 SE 207]: Rubble. Chamber I, on south roof broken. ii, on west. Height .55 meters.

Tuesday, January 6, 1931
Day of rest

Wednesday, January 7, 1931
Thirty-fourth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670, east of, and A
(2) G 7759, east of
(3) G 7796 D
(4) G 7798 A, B
(5) G 7000 SE 185, 208

Locals: 34

Cars, Line XXI
6:00 - 8:00: 25
8:30 - 12:00: 43
1:00 - 4:25: 48
Total: 116
Cars, Line XXII
6:00 - 8:00: 0
8:30 - 12:00: 0
1:00 - 4:25: 225
Total: 225
Grand total: 341

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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
    01/05/1931; 01/06/1931; 01/07/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 16

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."