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Wednesday, March 16, 1927 (continued)

(2) G 7440
Cleared debris of chambers b and c. built of dubsh, the south wall of room c of mud. Found in debris: flint fragments, alabaster fragments, faience fragments. Room b, door opened on east.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7540
G 7540 X: Down 7.50 meters.

(4) G 7410
G 7410 B: Preparing sarcophagus to receive lifting tackle.

Thursday, March 17, 1927
Fifty-second day of work

Cars emptied:
line __ 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 102, 8:30 - 12:00: 190, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 180
[total] 472

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) street G 7400
(3) south of G 7440
(4) G 7410 B

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing floor packing of street on east face of G 7230, in the west half of street. Uncovered line of older stone casing of mastaba. Found in floor packing near north end of G 7230, below and near mudbrick casing, about seventy mud tickets, inscribed in black ink (one in red) inside a rough Old Kingdom jar (also inscribed black ink).

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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
    03/16/1927; 03/17/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."