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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, March 21, 1927
Fifty-sixth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:00 am - 8:00 am: 80, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 126
line X 5:00 am - 8:00 am: 11, 8:30 - 12:00: 17, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm: 20
[totals] line IX: 336, line X: 48
Total 384

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) G 7140
(3) G 7440 Z [= G 7442]
(4) G 7450 A, B
(5) G 7491 B
(6) G 7492 A, C

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

(2) G 7140
Clearing debris on top of mastaba in search of pits.

(3) G 7440
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Depth 5.10 meters.

(4) G 7450
Clearing debris of sebakhim on top of mastaba. Found in debris: faience fragments, beads, amulets, alabaster fragment.
G 7450 A: Down 6.60 meters. Cut in rock below.
G 7450 B: Down 3.50 meters. Built of large blocks above.

(5) G 7491
G 7491 B: Clearing debris from chamber, sunk cut in rock on west of room, running north-south. Found plaster mummy face in niche.
[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
    03/21/1927
  • 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."