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Saturday, March 19, 1927 (continued)

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

(2) G 7140
On top of mastaba. South end. Clearing debris.

(3) G 7440
Clearing debris south of mastaba. Small dubsh wall in street between mastabas [Avenue G 4]. The clearing east side of G 7440 for surveying, uncovered pit Z.
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Down 2.50 meters. Cut in rock, against casing of mastaba.

(4) G 7450
Clearing southwards on top of mastaba. Found in debris: faience figure fragments, ushabti fragments, faience amulet, diorite statue fragments, alabaster vessel fragments.

(5) G 7491
Clearing on top of mastaba. Built of dubsh within and stone courses without. Uncovered pit B.
G 7491 A: Depth 1.40 meters. No chamber.
G 7491 B: Down 5.40 meters. Built of stone blocks above, rock-cut below.

(6) G 7492
Clearing on top of mastaba at south end, built of mudbrick.

(7) G 7000 SE I [G 7000 SE 1]
Found in debris: faience beads.

Sunday, March 20, 1927
Fifty-fifth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 55, 8:30 - 12:00: 150, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm: 130
line X 6:15 am - 8:00 am: 25, 8:30 - 12:00: 50, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 42
[totals] line IX: 335, line X: 117
Total 452

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) G 7440 (south of) Z
(3) G 7450 A
(4) G 7491 B, X
(5) G 7492 A, B
(6) G 7000 SE I [G 7000 SE 1]

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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
    03/19/1927; 03/20/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."