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microfilm: begin page 1117

Tuesday, February 3, 1931
Day of rest.

Wednesday, February 4, 1931
Fifty-eighth day of work.

Locals: 88

Cars, line: XXI:
6:00 - 8:00: 62
8:30 - 12:00: 145
1:00 - 4:30: 140
total: 347

Work on:
(1) G 7670 B
(2) G 7845 S
(3) G 7846 A
(4) G 7849 A, B
(5) G 7850 X, W
(6) G 7851
(7) G 7852 A
(8) G 7000 E 37

(1) G 7670
G 7670 B: Clearing pit. Depth 28.5 meters. [ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7845
G 7845 S: Depth 9.8 meters. Chamber west, rock-cut, open.

(3) G 7846
Door of an unfinished inner chamber on west. Cleared.
G 7846 A: Depth 3.8 meters. Chamber broken on west to a chamber, whose pit is not yet excavated; in this room is a large rock-cut coffin, with the lid lifted by robbers, and debris around with bones and late pottery. Cleared pit A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7849
Clearing mastaba. Uncovered late burial G 7000 E 37.
G 7849 A: Depth 3.5 meters. Chamber east, open. Rock-cut coffin, north to south, cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7849 B: Depth 3.4 meters. Chamber east, rock-cut, open. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7850
Clearing area G 7850. Found pits W and X. Found in debris: ushabti fragments, flint knives, fragment of inscribed limestone.
G 7850 W: East of door of G 7846. Depth 2.8 meters. Chamber west, open. Rock-cut coffin north to south. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7850 X: Depth 2 meters. No chamber.

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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
    02/03/1931; 02/04/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 7000 E 37

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7670

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7845

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7846

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7849

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7850

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7851

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7852

    • 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."