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Saturday, January 3, 1931
Thirty-first day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7670, east of, and A
(2) G 7757, east of
(3) G 7796 C
(4) G 7926 C
(5) G 7938 B, C
(6) G 7946 D
(7) G 7000 SE 189, 191, 194

Locals: 33

Cars, Line XXI
6:00 - 8:00: 0
8:30 - 12:00: 25
1:00 - 4:25: 30
Total: 55
Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 65
8:30 - 12:00: 90
1:00 - 4:25: 107
Total: 262
Grand total: 317

(1) G 7670
East of G 7670. Clearing debris of late graves. Uncovered early walls below.
G 7670 A: Down 10 meters.

(2) East of G 7757
Clearing east of mastaba, Found: uninscribed libation basin [31-1-34].
Erecting railway No. (?)

(3) G 7796
Clearing mastaba of late graves.
G 7796 C: Depth 5 meters. Chamber on south, open, rock cut.

(4) G 7926
G 7926 C: Cleared body from pit. Down 5.5 meters. Chamber I on west, rock cut, open. Cleared. Pit goes on down.

(5) G 7938
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered pits B and C.
G 7938 B: Down 4.4 meters. Mud brick and rock cut. Found in debris: uninscribed offering basin [31-1-35].
G 7938 C: Down 3.2 meters. Mud brick and rock cut.

(6) G 7946
G 7946 D: Depth 7.5 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.

(7) G 7000 SE 189, 191, 194
No. 189 [G 7000 SE 189]: Mud brick, north to south, height 1.8 meters. Two chambers, I on north, roofed with stones, cleared. Room II, roofed with stones.
No. 191 [G 7000 SE 191]: Mud brick, cleared.
No. 194 [G 7000 SE 194]: Mud brick, east to west. Found: fragment inscribed late stela [31-1-33, Haty], fragment faience. Cleared.

Found in general debris: small uninscribed offering basin.

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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
    01/03/1931
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Haty(?) (in G 7000 SE 194)

Tombs and Monuments 9

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Haty(?) (in G 7000 SE 194)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Upper fragment of limestone round-topped stela (31-1-33) depicts the "guardian of the gates" Haty(?) facing Osiris; found in G 7000 SE 194.

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."