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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, March 14, 1927 (continued)

(1) Street G 7400
Clearing in street to southwards, between G 7440 and G 7530. Found in chamber of dubsh, height about 40 cm, east of G 7440. Found in debris: faience ushabtis, amulets, etc., alabaster vessel fragment, flint fragment.

(2) G 7440
Clearing debris from chapel-niche on east face. Found in debris: arm fragment of basalt (?) statuette (?).
Clearing south of mastaba, between it and G 7450 [Avenue G 4]. Found in debris: wooden figure fragment [27-3-629].

(3) G 7410
G 7410 B: Moved sarcophagus onto wooden base, at foot of pit shaft, by one jack and wooden struts to walls of outer chamber. Present position:
[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, March 15, 1927
Day of rest.

Wednesday, March 16, 1927
Fifty-first day of work

Cars emptied:
line X 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 110, 8:30 - 12:00: 200, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 190
[total] 500

Work on:
(1) G 7400
(2) south of G 7440
(3) G 7540 X
(4) G 7410 B

(1) Street G 7400
East of G 7440, west of G 7530, clearing debris from street. Uncovered rooms G 7440 b, c. Found in debris: faience amulets, fragments.

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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
    03/14/1927; 03/15/1927; 03/16/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

Published Documents 2

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."