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Monday, April 11, 1927 (continued)

(5) G 7450
G 7450 X: Down 8.0 meters. Clearing debris.

(6) South of G 7540
Clearing debris between G 7540 and G 7550 in cross street.

(7) G 7410
G 7410 B: Making case for sarcophagus and its lid and separate case for fragment of lid.

(8) G 7000 X
Preparing sarcophagus for lifting. Removed remainder of wood, etc. from under coffin.

Tuesday, April 12, 1927
Day of rest

Wednesday, April 13, 1927
Seventy-fourth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 40, 8:30 - 12:00: 90, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 98
line X 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 77, 8:30 - 12:00: 131, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 118
[totals] line IX: 228, line X: 326
Total 554

Work on:
(1) G 7300
(2) G 7310
(3) G 7350 c, d
(4) G 7410 B
(5) G 7450 X
(6) G 7540
(7) G 7000 X

(1) Street G 7300
Clearing debris from street between G 7350 and G 7450. Uncovered rooms G 7350 c, d (see sketch April 11th).

(2) G 7310
Clearing debris behind casing blocks, found five casing blocks with quarry marks, north side of mastaba, one on east.

(3) G 7350
Clearing debris south of mastaba G 7350. Uncovered the casing stones on south. Cleared debris in chambers c, d.

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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
    04/11/1927; 04/12/1927; 04/13/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."