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Tuesday, January 18, 1927 (continued)

(2) G 7144
Began clearing loose debris from over G 7144.

(3) Street G 7300
Having exposed the thick Roman walls (crude brick) on top of G 7330. (G 7330 pit I), began removing uneven surface debris (siftings, etc.) in street G 7300 working towards north.

Wednesday, January 19, 1927
third day of work

Dunham on reconstruction. Wheeler on map.

Cars emptied:
line VII 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 73, 8:30 am - noon: 160, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 146
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 50, 8:30 am - noon: 90, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 70
[totals] 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 146, 8:30 am - noon: 70, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 216
[line totals] line VII 379, line IX 210, [grand total] 589

took on 12 more Qufts; total 115.

Work on:
(1) Street G 7300
(2) G 7143
(3) G 7144
(4) G 7145 [= G 7145+7147]
(5) G 7146
(6) G 7147 [= G 7145+7147]
(7) G 7249
(8) G 7100 Pt I

(1) Street G 7300
Continued clearing out debris in street G 7300 between the north ends of mastabas G 7330 and G 7340. Working down into lower part. All loose debris. Below sand and limestone rubbish; above darker with sebbakh siftings. In the darker debris, fragments of faience amulets, ushabtis, alabaster and bronze.

(2) G 7143
Mastaba, rough walls of stone
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7143 B: Continued down 645 cm; thieves debris
G 7143 D: Intrusive; ends at rock; pit lined crude brick and stone; chamber of stone on south.

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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
    01/18/1927; 01/19/1927
  • Mentioned on page
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 9

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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."