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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 8, 1927 (continued)

(7) G 7450 (continued)
G 7450 X: Down 8.50 meters. Built of stone blocks above, rock-cut below.

(8) G 7451
G 7451 C: Depth 3.45 meters. Chamber in center, closed with stone blocks.

Saturday, April 9, 1927
Seventy-first day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 64, 8:30 - 12:00: 110, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 130
line X 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 72, 8:30 - 12:00: 117, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 121
[totals] line IX: 304, line X: 310
Total 614

Work on:
(1) G 7300
(2) G 7400
(3) G 7210
(4) G 7220
(5) G 7410 B
(6) G 7450 X
(7) G 7000 X
(8) G 7440 Z [= G 7442]

(1) Street G 7300
Clearing northwards in debris of sebakhim.

(2) Street G 7400
Clearing northwards in street, removing G 7400 Pt VI.

(3) G 7210
Clearing behind casing stones, found six casing stones on east side, with red painted quarry marks on reverse.
[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
    04/08/1927; 04/09/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."