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Thursday, April 7, 1927 (continued)

(1) Street G 7300
East of G 7350, west of G 7450, clearing debris from street and in chapel G 7350 E. Found in debris: seven fragments limestone, inscribed with figures of script. Found in [street] debris: ear of granite statue, faience fragments, beads.

(2) Street G 7400
East of G 7450, west of G 7530, clearing debris from street. Removing mud-brick building G 7400 Pt VI. Clearing debris around G 7451.

(3) G 7110
Clearing behind casing stones. Found stones with quarry marks in red paint on east side of mastaba, and in the northern chapel recess: [ILLUSTRATION].

(4) G 7120
Clearing behind casing stones. Found stones with quarry marks on north and east faces (back of casing stones) and on south face.

(5) G 7130
Clearing behind casing stones. Found stones with quarry marks on north face (four stones), east face (four stones). (Back of casing stones.)

(6) G 7140
Clearing behind casing stones. Found stones with quarry marks on south face (five stones). (Back of casing stones.)

(7) G 7450
G 7450 A: Cleared debris from chamber.

(8) G 7451
G 7451 A: Depth 3.40 meters. Built of mudbricks above, rock-cut below. Chamber on west, no door blocking, sarcophagus north-south, cut in rock.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7451 B: Depth 3.0 meters. Built of mudbricks above, rock-cut below. Chamber on east, no door blocking.

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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
    04/07/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."