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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 688

Saturday, February 12, 1927
twenty-fourth day of work

cars emptied:
line IX 6:30 am - 8:00 am: 68, 8:30 am - 12:00: 154, 1:00 pm - 4:20 pm: 120
Total 342

Work on:
(1) G 7440 X
(2) south of G 7510

(1) G 7440
G 7440 X: Down 13.70 meters, clearing debris from pit.

(2) South of G 7510
Clearing avenue south of mastaba G 7510, between it and G 7520, uncovered mudbrick walls; found in debris: faience ushabtis and fragments, faience fragments, alabaster fragments, copper beads.

Sunday, February 13, 1927
twenty-fifth day of work

cars emptied:
line IX 6:30 am - 8:00 am: 58, 8:30 am - 12:00: 140, 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm: 170
Total 368

Work on:
(1) Pit G 7440 X
(2) south of G 7510
(3) G 7520 mastaba; W, Y, Z

(1) G 7440
G 7440 X: Depth 14.90 meters; chamber on west cut in rock, chamber on east, two on north, another on west, one on south.

(2) South of G 7510
Clearing avenue south of mastaba. Pits W, Y and Z, of mudbrick, and east-west wall of mudbrick; found in debris: ushabti fragments, faience beads.

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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
    02/12/1927; 02/13/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 3

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."