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Sunday, December 28, 1930 (continued)

(5) G 7924
G 7924 D: Depth 11 meters. Chamber on south, rock cut, open.

(6) G 7926
G 7926 C: Opened door blocking. Bones of body in position, head to north, in pit itself.

(7) G 7944
G 7944 A: Cleared body and room. [ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7000 SE 167, 170, 172, 175, 176
No. 167 [G 7000 SE 167]: Clearing Room ii, and uncovering bones of body. Cleared Room iii.
No. 170 [G 7000 SE 170]: Cleared body.
No. 172 [G 7000 SE 172]: Found in debris: faience beads.
No. 175 [G 7000 SE 175]: Mud built, east to west, height .75 meters. West of pit G 7796 A.
No. 176 [G 7000 SE 176]: Mud built, north to south, roof broken, height .55 meters. South of G 7796 A.

Monday, December 29, 1930
Twenty-seventh day of work

Work on:
(1) G 7660, south of
(2) G 7670, south of, and A
(3) G 7760, south of, and W
(4) G 7796 A, B
(5) G 7924 D
(6) G 7000 SE [177 - 182, 184]

Locals: 34

Cars, Line XIX
6:00 - 8:00: 72
8:30 - 12:00: 140
1:00 - 4:25: 185
Total: 397

(1) South of G 7660
Clearing south of mastaba. Uncovered grave G 7000 SE 177. On south face of G 7660 are three quarry marks in red paint.

(2) G 7670
South of G 7670. Found in debris: fragment inscribed limestone. Uncovered grave G 7000 SE 169.
G 7670 A: Down 1.4 meters.

(3) G 7760
South of G 7760. Clearing late walls.
G 7760 W: Cleared chamber. [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
    12/28/1930; 12/29/1930
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 20

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."