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Friday, March 18, 1927 (continued)

(5) G 7491
Mastaba built of dubsh, cleared debris around, and uncovered pit A.
G 7491 A: Down 0.80 meters, built of stone blocks above.

(6) G 7492
Mastaba built of dubsh, cleared debris over and east of.

(7) G 7540
G 7540 X: Clearing debris, anthropoid limestone sarcophagus in chamber, with lid displaced. Found in debris: copper fragment, faience beads, ushabti fragments.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 7000 SE I [G 7000 SE 1]
Late burial, with disturbed bones.

(9) G 7000 SE II [G 7000 SE 2]
Cleared late burial, body, head missing.

Saturday, March 19, 1927
Fifty-fourth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 70, 8:30 - 12:00: 132, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm: 110
line X 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 50, 8:30 - 12:00: 80, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 75
[totals] line IX: 312, line X: 205
Total 517

Work on:
(1) G 7200
(2) G 7140
(3) G 7440
(4) G 7450
(5) G 7491 A, B
(6) G 7492
(7) G 7000 SE I [G 7000 SE 1]

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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
    03/18/1927; 03/19/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

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."