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Thursday, January 8, 1931 (continued)

(3) G 7926
G 7926 C: Opened door blocking. Debris within.

(4) G 7947
G 7947 C: Cleared body. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7947 E: Opened door blocking, body, head to north.

(5) G 7000 SE
No. 185 [G 7000 SE 185]: Cleared.
No. 197 [G 7000 SE 197]: Opened door blocking. Remains of mask on head of body.
No. 209 [G 7000 SE 209]: Mud built, east to west. Height .5 meters. Roof broken, cleared.

Friday, January 9, 1931
Thirty-sixth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670, east of, and Y, Z
(2) G 7671 A, "s"
(3) G 7759, east of
(4) G 7796 A
(5) G 7798 A, B
(6) G 7947 E
(7) G 7000 SE 198, 208, 210

Locals: 37

Cars, Line XX
6:00 - 8:00: 37
8:30 - 12:00: 88
1:00 - 4:25: 99
Total: 224
Cars, Line XXI
6:00 - 8:00: 24
8:30 - 12:00: 37
1:00 - 4:25: 34
Total: 95
Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 0
8:30 - 12:00: 29
1:00 - 4:25: 49
Total: 78
Grand total: 397

(1) G 7670
Clearing down east face of mastaba. Found: fragment inscribed limestone. Uncovered pits Y and Z and mastaba G 7671.
G 7670 Y: Rock cut. Down 2.8 meters.
G 7670 Z: Rock cut. Down 3.6 meters.

(2) G 7671
Clearing mud brick mastaba, uncovered pit A and serdab "s".
G 7671 A: Down 3.5 meters. Rock cut.
Serdab: South of pit. Height 1.2 meters.

(3) East of G 7759
Clearing area east of mastaba. Found: copper object.

(4) G 7796
Clearing late graves of debris. Found: limestone basin. Uncovered grave G 7000 SE 210.
G 7796 A: Cleared chambers. [ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    01/08/1931; 01/09/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 13

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."