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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, December 8, 1930 (continued)

(3) South of G 7932
Clearing south of mastaba.

(4) G 7934
Clearing rubble mastaba. Uncovered pits A, B, C.
G 7934 A: Depth 2 meters. Rock cut. Chamber on north, rock cut, small, open. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7934 B: Depth 1.5 meters. Rubble built, rock cut. Chamber on west, rock cut, open. Broken into pit C. Rock cut coffin in floor. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7934 C: Depth 3 meters. Rubble built, rock cut. Chamber on west, rock cut, open, broken into pit B.

Tuesday, December 9, 1930
Day of rest

Wednesday, December 10, 1930
Tenth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7932 Y
(2) G 7934 C
(3) G 7936 A, B
(4) G 7937 A, B, "a"
(5) G 7938 A
(6) G 7939 A, B, C, D, Y, Z

Locals: 25

Cars, Line XVII
6:00 - 8:00: 80
8:30 - 12:00: 180
1:00 - 4:25: 160
Total: 420

(1) G 7932
G 7932 Y: Depth 2.7 meters. Rock cut. Chamber open on west. [ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7934 C
Pit C. Depth 5.2 meters. Chamber ii on west, rock cut, open, below number i. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7936
Clearing top of mastaba and west of masonry mastaba. Uncovered pits A and B and room "a".
G 7936 A: Depth .5 meters.
G 7936 B: Depth 2 meters. Masonry and rock cut.

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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
    12/08/1930; 12/09/1930; 12/10/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 7932

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7934

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7936

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7937

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7938

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7939

    • 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."