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Wednesday, March 30, 1927 (continued)

Work on:
(1) street G 7200
(2) street G 7300
(3) street G 7400
(4) G 7440 Z [= G 7442]
(5) G 7410 B
(6) G 7530

(1) Street G 7200
Clearing west side of street G 7200.

(2) Street G 7300
Clearing northwards from southern end street G 7300. Found in debris: faience amulets and fragments, ushabti and bead fragments, copper fragments, alabaster statue fragment.

(3) Street G 7400
Clearing northwards from southern end of street G 7400. Found in debris: faience amulets, fragments, ushabtis, copper fragments.

(4) G 7440
G 7440 Z [= G 7442]: Photographed body in sarcophagus.

(5) G 7410
G 7410 B: Erected tripod and placed winch for raising sarcophagus. Reis Mohammed, lent by the Museum, superintending.

(6) G 7530
Clearing the west side of core of mastaba and casing stones for surveying.

Thursday, March 31, 1927
Sixty-fourth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 80, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 120
line X 5:45 am - 8:00 am: 110, 8:30 - 12:00: 215, 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm: 206
[totals] line IX: 330, line X: 531
Total 861

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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
    03/30/1927; 03/31/1927
  • Mentioned on page
    Mohammed (Reis)
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Mohammed (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Reis Mohammed, lent by Cairo Museum, superintended erection of tripod for lifting sarcophagus from G 7410 B (March 30, 1927).
  • 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."