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Wednesday, April 20, 1927 (continued)

(4) G 7450
G 7450 X: In chamber of pit II, clearing debris. Found in debris: slate (?) scarab, faience amulets and fragments, two small lapis (?) figures, ushabti fragments.

(5) G 7350
Quarry mark previously found on back of casing stone of mastaba on west side.
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Thursday, April 21, 1927
Eighty-first day of work

Cars emptied:
line XI 5:20 am - 8:00 am: 120, 8:30 - 12:00: 163, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm: 147
Total line XI 430

Work on:
(1) G 7500
(2) G 7440 Z [= G 7442]
(3) G 7450 X
(4) G 7540 W

(1) Street G 7500
East of G 7530, clearing upper part of debris to northwards. Found in debris: faience ushabti fragments, copper fragment.

(2) G 7440
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Clearing debris from behind casing stones. Found one casing block with red quarry mark on reverse, on east side of mastaba and one on north.
Pit Z: removing parts of bead garment from body.

(3) G 7450
G 7450 X: Chambers I, II, III, and IV cleared debris and finished. Found in debris of room I: faience inscribed ushabtis. Found in debris of pit II: black stone button, faience fragments, lapis lazuli fragments, copper fragments.
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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
    04/20/1927; 04/21/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."