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Sunday, March 13, 1927 (continued)

(2) G 7440
Clearing debris and broken stones of mastaba in chapel niche on east side of mastaba. Also clearing in street (avenue) between G 7440 and G 7450 to westwards.
G 7440 Y [= G 7441]: Sarcophagus, pit built of dubsh above, cut in rock below.
Sarcophagus built of slabs of limestone.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7540
G 7540 X: Down 2.0 meters. Roman pit, built of blocks above.

(4) G 7410
G 7410 B: Moved sarcophagus to north side of outer chamber about 2 meters from foot of pit. Used one jack and wooden blocks.
[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, March 14, 1927
Fiftieth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 120, 8:30 - 12:00: 238, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 214
[total] 572

Work on:
(1) street G 7400
(2) G 7440 and south of
(3) G 7410 B

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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
    03/13/1927; 03/14/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."