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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, February 26, 1927
Thirty-sixth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:05 am - 8:00 am: 62, 8:30 - 12:00: 132, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 142
[Total] 336

Work on:
(1) Street G 7400
(2) mastaba G 7330
(3) pit G 7430 Z
(4) room G 7440 a, pits X, Y [G 7440 Y = G 7441]
(5) pit G 7520 X

(1) Street G 7400
Clearing debris to southward in street, between mastabas G 7520 and G 7430 - G 7440. Uncovered pits G 7400 Y. Found in debris: fragment of statuette, slate, faience vessel fragment, beads, amulets, alabaster fragment, fragment limestone.
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(2) G 7330
Clearing the cross-line of blocks in mastaba. Uncovered Roman mud-brick work, running east and west, form not clear, much broken.

(3) G 7430
G 7430 Z: Depth 2.0 meters. Chamber on south, closed with dubsh.

(4) G 7440
Clearing debris from chamber [a] in street G 7400. Uncovered pit G 7440 Y, north of room.
G 7440 X: Chambers I and X, clearing debris. Chamber No. X on north side, above VI, and VII.
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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
    02/26/1927
  • 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."