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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, February 20, 1927 (continued)

(1) G 7169
G 7169 D: Down 1.40 meters. Built of dubsh.

(2) Street G 7400
Clearing southwards in street G 7400, south of chapel of G 7430. Found in debris: faience ushabti fragments, copper fragments. Uncovered the west face of mastaba G 7520, and eight courses of casing in position. Also an east-west line of stones on top of the mastaba, facing north.
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(3) G 7440
G 7440 X: Cleared rooms VIII and IX.

(4) G 7520
Clearing on top of mastaba (see under no. (2), street G 7400).
G 7520 A: Chamber I, clearing robbers debris. Anthropoid coffin, north to south, built of limestone blocks. Bones remaining. Found in debris: limestone fragments, faience ushabtis and fragments.
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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
    02/20/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • 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."