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Thursday, February 10, 1927 (continued)

(3) G 7440
G 7440 X: Down 7.50 meters; found in chamber debris: part of wooden statue.

(4) G 7520
Clearing debris on top of mastaba, cleared Roman mudbrick building G 7500 Pt I, II, III; found in debris: diorite vessel fragment, faience fragments, copper nail.
G 7500 Pt I: cleared chamber of debris, Roman brickwork (mud)
G 7500 Pt II: cleared chamber of debris, Roman brickwork (mud)
G 7500 Pt III: cleared chamber of debris, Roman brickwork (mud)
Containing a Roman pit, built of stones (previously excavated by Egyptian government).

Friday, February 11, 1927
twenty-third day of work

cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 60, 8:30 am - 12:00: 170, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 135
Total 365

Work on:
(1) G 7500 Pt I, III Roman brick
(2) G 7510 south of
(3) G 7440 X Pit

(1) G 7500 Pt I, III
Clearing debris from chambers of Roman mud brick building.
Room Pt III: Clearing chamber around pit G 7500 X.
Room Pt I: Cleared debris from room.

(2) South of G 7510
Clearing to south of mastaba G 7510 at north end of mastaba G 7520.

(3) G 7440
G 7440 X: Down 10.60 meters, clearing debris from pit.
[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
    02/10/1927; 02/11/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

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."