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Monday, January 24, 1927 (continued)

(3) G 7254 (continued)
G 7254 B: Depth 1.60 meters, built of dubsh and mud.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7256
Clearing on top of mastaba, built of dubsh and mud, revealed pits B, C, D, E. A wall of stone block running north-south, east of this mastaba. Found in radeem on top of mastaba; fragment: ushabtis, beads, faience.
G 7256 A: Depth 2.30 meters, chamber on south, closed with dubsh.
G 7256 B: Depth 1.01 meters, built of dubsh of mud, no chamber.
G 7256 C: Depth .80 meters, built of dubsh, west of pit C i, no chamber.
G 7256 D: Depth 1.10 meters, built of dubsh, besides pit C i, not chamber.
G 7256 E: Depth 2.40 meters, built of dubsh and mud, chamber on north, closed with stones.

(5) G 7330
G 7330 X: Down 12.70 meters to gebel, six chambers, no. II on west, nos. III, IV, and V on south, VI, VII on east. Found in room I two ushabtis, and fragments, beads faience.

(6) G 7430
Clearing on top of mastaba, debris of sebbakh. Found in debris, faience beads, ushabtis, and fragments.

Tuesday, January 25, 1927
Day of rest.

Wednesday, January 26, 1927
ninth day of work

cars emptied:
line VII 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 33, 8:30 am - noon: 152, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 120
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 39, 8:30 am - noon: 78, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 93
Total 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 72, 8:30 am - noon: 230, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 213
[line totals] line VII 305, line IX 210, [grand total] 515

Joseph Linden Smith arrives.

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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
    01/24/1927; 01/25/1927; 01/26/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Joseph Lindon Smith, American, 1863–1950

Tombs and Monuments 4

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Joseph Lindon Smith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1863–1950
    • Remarks Artist /expedition painter and copyist; Daughters Rachael and Frances also painted. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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."