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Wednesday, January 8, 1930 (continued)

(7) G 7912
Uncovered pits D, E and F.
G 7912 A: Depth 3.91 meters. Rubble and sand. Chamber on west, rock cut, open. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7912 B: Depth 4.65 meters. Rubble and sand. Cleared Room I.
G 7912 D: Depth 2.45 meters. Mud brick. Rubble and sand. No chamber.
G 7912 E: Depth 1.65 meters. Mud brick. Rubble and sand. No chamber.
G 7912 F: Depth .7 meters. Mud brick. Rubble and sand.

Thursday, January 9, 1930
Fifty-eighth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7700
(2) G 7760 B
(3) G 7767 Y
(4) G 7769 Y, Z
(5) G 7912 B, F, G
(6) G 7913 A, B, C

Locals: 41

Cars, Line XIV
6:20 - 8:00: 62
8:30 - 12:00: 125
1:00 - 4:40: 118
Total: 305

(1) Street G 7700
East of G 7760, clearing south and westwards. Found: faience beads.

(2) G 7760
G 7760 B: Down 15.3 meters. Sand, rubble, and stones. Uncovered top or room door, on south.

(3) G 7767
G 7767 Y: In Rooms II, IV. Sand, bones, etc. Found in debris Room IV: ushabti, and fragments, faience beads. Uncovered Room V, east of pit, rock cut, open. Cleared Rooms II and IV.

(4) G 7769
G 7769 Y: Removed wall over pit. Rock surface, not pit.
G 7769 Z: Depth 10.45 meters. Sand, bones, rubble. Found in room debris: fragments inscribed limestone. Cleared. [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
    01/08/1930; 01/09/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."