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Friday, February 18, 1927 (continued)

(3) G 7510
Clearing debris in avenue south of mastaba G 7510. Uncovered pits U, V, W. Found in debris: small fragment of diorite statue (part of same found Thursday, February 17, No. (3)).
G 7510 W: depth 0.75 meters. Roman pit, built of mudbrick, chamber on south, roofed with slabs.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7510 V: depth 0.90 meters. Built of mudbrick on south and west, no chamber.
G 7510 U: height 1.0 meters. Roman pit, built of brick on south and west, small pit.
[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7520
Clearing on top of mastaba, south of Pit A. Uncovered Roman brickwork G 7500 Pt IV. Found in debris: faience, ushabtis, broken and fragments, alabaster vessel fragment, limestone inscribed fragment (with cartouche) [GLYPHS].
G 7520 A: down 11.0 meters. Clearing debris from pit.
G 7520 O: depth 0.30 meters. Built of mudbrick, no chamber.
G 7520 P: depth 0.30 meters. Built of brick, no chamber.

Saturday, February 19, 1927
Thirtieth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:45 am - 8:00 am: 70, 8:30 - 12:00: 160, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 196
[Total] 426

Work on:
(1) G 7440 X
(2) Street G 7500 and pit V
(3) G 7520 A, O

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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
    02/18/1927; 02/19/1927
  • 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."