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Monday, March 7, 1927 (continued)

(1) Street G 7300
Continued clearing street G 7300 between G 7340 and G 7440. Uncovered the north end of mastaba G 7341, south of room G 7340 a.

(2) G 7340
G 7340 X: Clearing floor debris from chamber, sand (damp) and stones. Found in debris: small copper vessel (broken and decayed) fragment of gold foil, bones of body, potsherds.

(3) G 7341
Clearing debris on top of mastaba, which is east of G 7340. Built of dubsh. Uncovered pits A, B, C and small serdab between G 7341 and room G 7340 a, open and empty.
G 7341 A: Down 1.75 meters. built of dubsh.
G 7341 B: Down 1.50 meters. built of dubsh.
G 7341 C: Down 0.55 meters. built of dubsh, chamber on south, roofed with slabs, no door blocking.

(4) South of G 7340
Clearing avenue between G 7340 and G 7350. Debris of sebakhim above, and ancient debris of sand and fallen blocks below. Found late wall of stones between G 7340 and G 7350 at east end of avenue. Found in debris: diorite bowl fragment, flint fragment, faience vessel fragments.

Tuesday, March 8, 1927
Day of rest.

Wednesday, March 9, 1927
Forty-fifth day of work

Cars emptied:
line VIII 6:15 am - 8:00 am: 64, 8:30 - 12:00: 126, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 108
[Total] 298

Work on:
(1) street G 7300
(2) south of G 7340, X
(3) G 7341 A, B, C, D, E
(4) top of G 7350

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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
    03/07/1927; 03/08/1927; 03/09/1927
  • 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."