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Thursday, April 7, 1927 (continued)

8) G 7451 (continued)
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7451 C: Down 2.50 meters. Built of mudbricks above, rock-cut below.

9) G 7440
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Removing beads of collar from body.

10) G 7410
G 7410 B: Construction transport case for sarcophagus.

Friday, April 8, 1927
Seventieth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 70, 8:30 - 12:00: 120, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 125
line X 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 80, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 125
[totals] line IX: 315, line X: 335
Total 650

Work on:
(1) G 7000 X
(2) G 7440 B
(3) G 7410 B
(4) street G 7300
(5) street G 7400
(6) G 7220
(7) G 7450 A, X
(8) G 7451 C

(1) G 7000 X
Removing gold fragments and wood from beneath sarcophagus.

(2) G 7440
G 7440 B: Lifting the necklace and reconstructing same.

(3) G 7410
G 7410 B: Constructing case for sarcophagus.

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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; 04/08/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

Published Documents 1

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."