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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, March 6, 1927 (continued)

(2) G 7340
Clearing south end of mastaba of debris.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Found in debris: limestone statue fragment, faience fragments.
G 7340 X: Photographed sarcophagus and lid.
Chamber c: Built of dubsh and mud, door on east.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7440
Clearing debris south face of G 7440. Sebakhim debris 2.0 meters deep, and ancient sand and limestone debris below. The debris of sebakhim fills in a deep hollow in the ancient debris.

Monday, March 7, 1927
Forty-fourth day of work

Cars emptied:
line VIII 6:15 am - 8:00 am: 74, 8:30 - 12:00: 132, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 116
[Total] 322

Work on:
(1) street G 7300
(2) Pit G 7340 X
(3) G 7341 A, B, C
(4) south of G 7340

microfilm: end page 714

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
    03/06/1927; 03/07/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

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."