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Sunday, January 30, 1927 (continued)

The work was almost entirely on top of the mastabas G 7330 and G 7430, and the street between them (G 7300) The area excavated during the last week, over nos. G 7157, G 7172, G 7100 SW, etc. was surveyed, planned and leveled.

Monday, January 31, 1927
fourteenth day of work

cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 87, 8:30 am - noon: 154, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: 160
Total 401

Work on:
(1) Street G 7300
(2) Pit G 7173 C
(3) mastaba G 7330 and pit B
(4) G 7331 A, X, Y
(5) mastaba G 7430 and pit B
(6) G 7332 A

(1) Street G 7300
Clearing debris southwards in street G 7300, uncovering the masonry of mastaba G 7331, and two walls of dubsh inside it.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7173
G 7173 C: Depth 5.05 meters, chamber on the east, closed with dubsh, another chamber lower than the first, on the north, closed by stones.

(3) G 7330
Clearing southwards on top of mastaba G 7330 and down pit B; fragments of copper, faience, ushabtis, and beads, found in debris.
G 7330 B: Down 13.40 meters, six chambers: one on south, one on east, two on north, and two on west, Found in debris: upper part of limestone statue; fragments of limestone and faience.

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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
    01/30/1927; 01/31/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."