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Thursday, March 24, 1927 (continued)

(4) G 7450
Clearing southwards on top of mastaba, west of pit A.
G 7450 A: Down 11.60 meters.

(5) G 7540
G 7540 X: Cleared pit lining blocks down to street level, and uncovered top of pit G 7530 Y immediately west of X.

Friday, March 25, 1927
Fifty-ninth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:30 am: 150, 8:30 - 12:00: 190, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 165
Total 505

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) street G 7300
(3) G 7350
(4) G 7440 Z [= G 7442]
(5) G 7450 A

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing southwards on west side of street.

(2) Street G 7300
Clearing southwards street between G 7350 and G 7450. Found in debris: faience beads, fragments, flint, alabaster fragment, wood fragments.

(3) G 7350
Clearing over south end of mastaba G 7350. Found in debris: faience beads, amulets and fragments, flint fragment.

(4) G 7440
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Drew plan of chamber and numbered and removed objects: two large alabaster canopic jars, three lids of alabaster canopic jars, eight small alabaster model pots and saucers. [All alabaster.]
[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
    03/24/1927; 03/25/1927
  • 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."