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Monday, April 4, 1927 (continued)

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing down to gebel in room G 7240 c.

(2) Street G 7300
Clearing upper debris to northwards. Found in debris: faience beads, amulets, fragments.

(3) Street G 7400
Clearing upper debris to northwards. Roman mud-brick wall crossing street numbered G 7400 Pt VI. Pit northward of this wall, in the street, is late and has been cleared previously.

(4) G 7540
G 7540 Y: Down 3.50 meters. Built of blocks above, rock-cut below chamber on north, no floor blocking.
G 7540 Z: Depth 3.30 meters. Built of blocks above, rock-cut below, no chamber.

(5) G 7410
G 7410 B: Moved lid of sarcophagus from top of pit to the side of sarcophagus, and removed jacks and other gear from pit.

(6) G 7000 X
Turned sarcophagus over to the west onto its side by means of a jack between sarcophagus and east wall of room having previously removed lid and placed it upright against the west wall.

Tuesday, April 5, 1927
Day of rest for Suq

Wednesday, April 6, 1927
Sixty-eighth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 75, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 145
line X 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 92, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 142
[totals] line IX: 350, line X: 364
Total 714

Work on:
(1) street G 7300
(2) street G 7400
(3) G 7530 Y
(4) G 7130
(5) G 7140
(6) G 7000 X
(7) G 7440 Z [= G 7442]

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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
    04/04/1927; 04/05/1927; 04/06/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."