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Monday, March 28, 1927 (continued)

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) street G 7300
(3) street G 7400
(4) G 7520
(5) G 7440 Z [= G 7442]

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing west side of street G 7200.

(2) Street G 7300
South of G 7350, clearing upper debris of street. Found two canopic jar lids (monkey and jackal head) faience fragments.

(3) Street G 7400
South of G 7450, clearing upper debris at south extremity of street. Found in debris: copper fragments, faience fragments, etc.

(4) G 7520
Clearing the north face of G 7530, at the joint with G 7520. Found in debris small limestone head of statuette. Found on reverse faces of two casing blocks of west face of G 7530, quarry marks:
[GLYPHS]

(5) G 7440
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Rigged wiring from engine house for photography in chamber.

Tuesday, March 29, 1927
Day of Rest

Gear for lifting sarcophagus of G 7410 B, fetched from Cairo (Museum Magazine) on three carts. Pulleys, ropes, and timber, also larger winch.

Wednesday, March 30, 1927
Sixty-third day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 75, 8:30 - 12:00: 115, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 145
line X 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 97, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 45
[totals] line IX: 335, line X: 272
Total 607

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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
    03/28/1927; 03/29/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

Published Documents 4

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."