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Wednesday, February 23, 1927 (continued)

Work on:
(1) Street G 7400
(2) Pit G 7169 E
(3) mastaba G 7330
(4) Pit G 7440 X
(5) Pit G 7520 X

(1) Street G 7400
Clearing debris in street, east of mastaba G 7440. Debris sand, sebakhim debris, and stones fallen from face of mastaba. Found in debris: faience scarab, and amulets, and fragments, beads, copper wire fragment.

(2) G 7169
G 7169 E: Depth 3.80. Chamber on north, cut in rock, closed with stone slabs.

(3) G 7330
Clearing on top of mastaba, east of pit B, clearing debris for surveying.

(4) G 7440
G 7440 X: Cleared pit No. II and began on pit III. Depth of pit II, 2.35 meters. Chamber on west cut in rock. Found in debris: granite fragment, eye and ushabti (broken).

(5) G 7520
G 7520 X: Chamber II clearing debris and broken bones. Found anthropoid limestone coffin in room I. Many broken faience ushabtis, and faience fragments.

Thursday, February 24, 1927
Thirty-fourth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:25 am - 8:00 am: 64, 8:30 - 12:00: 145, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 154
[Total] 363

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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
    02/23/1927; 02/24/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

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."