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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, March 21, 1927 (continued)

(6) G 7492
G 7492 A: Depth 4.70 meters. Second chamber cut in rock on south.
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G 7492 C: Down 3.40 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below.

Tuesday, March 22, 1927
Day of Rest

Wednesday, March 23, 1927
Fifty-seventh day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:00 am - 8:00 am: 96, 8:30 - 12:00: 160, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 152
Total 408

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) street G 7300
(3) G 7450 A, B
(4) G 7492 C
(5) G 7540 X

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

(2) Street G 7300
Clearing southwards in street, debris of sebakhim, and chips of limestone below. Found in debris: faience ushabti, amulet, etc. (fragments).

(3) G 7450
G 7450 A: Down 9.60 meters.
G 7450 B: Depth 5.10 meters.

(4) G 7492
G 7492 C: Depth 4.75 meters. Chamber cut in rock on west, open.
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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
    03/21/1927; 03/22/1927; 03/23/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

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."