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Tuesday, February 15, 1927
Day of rest.

Wednesday, February 16, 1927
Twenty-seventh day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 60, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 155
[Total] 345

Work on:
(1) G 7152
(2) Pit G 7168 D
(3) Pit G 7430 Y
(4) Pit G 7440 X
(5) Street G 7500
(6) south of G 7510 X
(7) G 7520 A, R, S, T, U, V, Z

(1) G 7152
Cleared the dubsh and debris from eastern face, to reveal for surveying.

(2) G 7168
G 7168 D: Depth 5.50 meters. Chamber cut in rock on west, no door blocking.

(3) G 7430
G 7430 Y: Depth 1.0 meters, cut in rock. Cleared debris to gebel. No chamber.

(4) G 7440
G 7440 X: Chamber I. Clearing debris.

(5) Street G 7500
Clearing to southward in street G 7500. Cleared tops of pits G 7510 X, G 7520 S, T, U, V.

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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
    02/15/1927; 02/16/1927
  • 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."