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Sunday, March 20, 1927 (continued)

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing west half of street, along casing lines of G 7230.

(2) South of G 7440
Clearing avenue south of mastaba [Avenue G 4].
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Down 5.0 meters. Chamber on south, closed with two large stones and dubsh.

(3) G 7450
Clearing on top of mastaba, to southwards. Found in debris: faience vessel fragments, amulets, beads, inscribed scarab, ushabti fragments, etc., glass beads, copper fragment, alabaster vessel fragment, flint fragments.
Uncovered pit A.
G 7450 A: Down 1.45 meters. Built of big blocks above.

(4) G 7491
Cleared debris from mastaba and Roman pits.
G 7491 B: Depth 8.40 meters. Chamber rock-cut on south, open. Pit broken through into chamber of next pit.
G 7491 X: Depth 1.50 meters. Built of stones above. Chamber on west, closed with dubsh.

(5) G 7492
Clearing debris from mastaba and Roman pits.
G 7492 A: Down 3.20 meters. Built of dubsh, below rock-cut. Chamber on east cut in rock, open.
G 7492 B: Depth 2.0 meters. Built of stones above, rock-cut below. No chamber.

(6) G 7000 SE I [G 7000 SE 1]
Found in debris: faience beads. Roman burial.
[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
    03/20/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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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."