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Thursday, March 17, 1927 (continued)

(2) Street G 7400
Clearing southwards in street, east of G 7450, west of G 7530. Found in debris: granite fragment, diorite vessel fragment, alabaster fragment, faience fragments.

(3) South of G 7440
Clearing avenue south of G 7440 [Avenue G 4]. Roman mudbrick wall high up in debris across this street, planned and removed.

(4) G 7540
G 7540 X: Depth 9.35 meters. Chamber on north, cut in rock.

(5) G 7410
G 7410 B: Placed lid of sarcophagus for photograph, and preparing sarcophagus for lifting.

Friday, March 18, 1927
Fifty-third day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 40, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm: 120
line X 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 60, 8:30 - 12:00: 70, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 80
[totals] line IX: 290, line X: 210
Total 500

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) street G 7400
(3) G 7440 south of
(4) G 7450
(5) G 7491 A
(6) G 7492 and east of
(7) G 7540 X
(8) G 7000 SE I [G 7000 SE 1]
(9) G 7000 SE II [G 7000 SE 2]

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing line of eastern casing of G 7230.

(2) Street G 7400
East of G 7450, west of G 7530, clearing debris. Found in debris: faience beads, amulets, scarab, etc.

(3) South of G 7440
Clearing avenue between G 7440 and G 7450 [Avenue G 4].

(4) G 7450
Clearing on top of mastaba.

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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
    03/17/1927; 03/18/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

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."