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Saturday, March 5, 1927
Forty-second day of work
line VIII 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 80, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 140
(1) G 7000 X
(2) street G 7300
(3) G 7340 X, b
(4) south of G 7440
(1) G 7000 X
Photographed plastered blocking in west wall of chamber.
Objects found in clearing the lower pit on Friday, March 4, 1927: potsherds, from which some complete vessels were comprised, many large pieces of 'gypsum' cement, many fragments of mud (brick), small scraps of gold foil, several fragments of mud sealing, some inscribed, some plain.
(2) Street G 7300
Clearing debris to the southwards in street between G 7340 and G 7440. Found in debris: fragment of alabaster, fragment of slate statue.
(3) G 7340
Clearing debris on top of mastaba, at its southern end and in the avenue [avenue G 4] between its south end and the north face of G 7350. Found in debris on top of mastaba: fragments of faience vessels, etc., faience figure head, beads, amulets, etc., copper needle, and fragments, diorite statue fragment.
Found in debris of avenue: fragments of alabaster, inscribed limestone, faience fragments.
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- Documentation-Expedition diary pages
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Display Page Dates
- Mentioned on page
- Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)
- Noel F. Wheeler, British
Junker, Hermann. Gîza 8. Der Ostabschnitt des Westfriedhofs, Zweiter Teil. Bericht über die von der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien auf gemeinsame Kosten mit Dr. Wilhelm Pelizaeus unternommenen Grabungen auf dem Friedhof des Alten Reiches bei den Pyramiden von Giza. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Philosophisch-historische Klasse Denkschriften 73, Abhandlung 1. Vienna: Rudolph M. Rohrer, 1947.
- Date: 1947
- Type Mentioned on page
- Remarks Wife of King Snefru, founder of Egypt’s Fourth Dynasty, and mother of King Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid. Her burial was hidden in a secret chamber (labeled G 7000 X) nearly 90 feet underground, and contained beautiful pieces of gilded and inlaid wooden furniture, silver jewelry, and a large alabaster sarcophagus that was found to be mysteriously empty.
- 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."
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