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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1056

Friday, December 5, 1930 (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, December 6, 1930
Seventh day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7769
(2) G 7929 A
(3) G 7930 A
(4) G 7931 A, B, C
(5) G 7932 B, C, D
(6) G 7933 A

Locals: 24

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 80
8:30 - 12:00: 145
1:00 - 4:25: 136
Total: 361

(1) G 7769
Clearing under south face of mastaba to investigate a rock cutting. This is an unfinished pit, a few cm deep only.

(2) G 7929
Clearing south end of mastaba. Uncovered Pit A.
G 7929 A: Depth 5 meters. Rock cut. Found in pit debris: one copper ring, broken ushabti, black stone amulet. Chamber on north, rock cut, open. [ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 1056

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
    12/05/1930; 12/06/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7769

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7928+7929

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7930

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7931

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7932

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7933

    • 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."