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Friday, April 15, 1927 (continued)

(6) G 7540
G 7540 V: Down 5.0 meters.

(7) South of G 7550
Clearing debris south of mastaba.

(8) G 7000 X
Fitting crate to sarcophagus.

Saturday, April 16, 1927
Seventy-seventh day of work

Cars emptied:
line X 5:20 am - 8:00 am: 41, 8:30 - 12:00: 54, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: __
line X 5:20 am - 8:00 am: 65, 8:30 - 12:00: 202, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 187
[totals] line X: 95, line XI: 454
Total 549

Work on:
(1) G 7500
(2) G 7450
(3) south of G 7540 V
(4) south of G 7550
(5) G 7000 X

(1) Street G 7500
East of G 7530, and east of G 7540, clearing debris from street. Found in debris: faience amulets, beads, ushabtis, copper figure.

(2) G 7450
G 7450 X: In pit No. II: depth 6.73 meters. Chamber on south, cut in rock, no door blocking. Found in debris of pit: faience ushabtis, flint fragments, slate fragments, obsidian amulets, lapis lazuli amulets, faience fragments, beads, etc., copper fragments. Found in debris of chamber: faience ushabti.

(3) G 7540 V
South of G 7540. Between G 7550 and G 7540. Clearing debris.
G 7540 V: Down 9.20 meters.

(4) G 7550
Clearing south of mastaba G 7540.

(5) G 7000 X
Preparing sarcophagus for lifting.

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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
    04/15/1927; 04/16/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

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."