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Thursday, March 10, 1927 (continued)

(4) South of G 7340
Clearing fallen blocks and debris from avenue south of G 7340. Uncovered a dubsh wall at a low level, running east - west, against casing of G 7350.

(5) G 7350
Clearing debris on top of mastaba.

(6) G 7440
G 7440 Y [= G 7441]: Clearing debris from chamber.

Friday, March 11, 1927
Forty-seventh day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:15 am - 8:00 am: 72, 8:30 - 12:00: 111, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 118
line X 6:15 am - 8:00 am: __, 8:30 - 12:00: 45, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 80
[totals] line IX: 232, line X: 125
Total 426

Work on:
(1) street G 7400
(2) south of G 7520

(1) Street G 7400
Clearing southwards in street G 7400, between G 7440 and G 7520 and south of room a. Uncovered casing of G 7440 and G 7530, and a statue niche, inscribed in the east face of G 7440, opposite the recess in the mastaba core for a southern chapel.
[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    03/10/1927; 03/11/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

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."