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Saturday, February 19, 1927 (continued)

(1) G 7440
G 7440 X: Chambers I, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, clearing debris.
No. I: cleared, and revealed three pits herein (II, III, IV). Found in debris: small ushabtis.
No. V: cleared. Rock cut anthropoid coffin, lid not in place.
Nos. VI and VII: cleared, nothing found.
No. VIII: anthropoid coffin, limestone.

(2) Street G 7500
Clearing street to southwards.
G 7500 Pt V: Roman mudbrick building. Cleared walls and floor.

(3) G 7520
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found in debris: faience amulets, fragments, etc., copper wire fragments, etc.
G 7520 A: depth 13.60 meters. Chamber on south, open.
G 7520 O: A room and not a pit as thought yesterday.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, February 20, 1927
Thirty-first day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 92, 8:30 - 12:00: 155, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 175
[Total] 422

Work on:
(1) Pit G 7169 B, D
(2) Street G 7400
(3) Pit G 7440 X
(4) G 7520 A

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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
    02/19/1927; 02/20/1927
  • 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."