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Saturday, December 20, 1930 (continued)

(3) G 7918
Clearing debris east of mastaba and on top. Uncovered Pit A, and late grave G 7000 E XXVIII [G 7000 E 28].

(4) G 7940
G 7940 B: Clearing chamber i.

(5) G 7944
Uncovered late graves G 7000 [E] XXIX to XXXI.

(6) G 7000 E XXIX, XXX, XXXI [G 7000 E 29, 30, 31]
Rubble built, north to south, east of G 7918, height .7 meters. Cleared.
No. XXIX [G 7000 E 29]: Rubble built, east to west, height 1 meter. Cleared.
No. XXX [G 7000 E 30]: Rubble built, east to west, height 1.2 meters. Cleared.
No. XXXI [G 7000 E 31]: Rubble built, east to west, south of G 7944, height .65 meters. Cleared.

Sunday, December 21, 1930
Twentieth day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7760, south of
(2) G 7777 G
(3) G 7918
(4) G 7924
(5) G 7940 B
(6) G 7942 Z
(7) G 7000 E XXXII [G 7000 E 32]

Locals: 31

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 70
8:30 - 12:00: 170
1:00 - 4:25: 275
Total: 515

(1) South of G 7760
Clearing debris south of mastaba. Found in debris: faience scarab [30-12-117], faience udjat (large) [30-12-112], faience djed [30-12-115], faience beads, faience head [30-12-114].

(2) G 7777
G 7777 G: Down 3 meters. Rock cut.

(3) G 7918
Clearing debris over mastaba. Uncovered late grave G 7000 E XXXII [G 7000 E 32].

(4) G 7924
Clearing top of mastaba, south of G 7760.

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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
    12/20/1930; 12/21/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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."