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Wednesday, February 16, 1927 (continued)

(5) Street G 7500 (continued)
[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7510
G 7510 X: Height 0.60 meters. Roman pit built of mudbrick on north and south. Chamber roofed with slabs, against south edge of casing blocks of G 7510.

(7) G 7520
Clearing on top of mastaba G 7520 and north thereof. Uncovered Roman mudbrick building G 7500 Pt iv, and pits A & R. Found in debris: alabaster vessel fragments, faience vessel fragments, beads, etc.
G 7520 A: down 2.55 meters. Built of large stones above, belongs to original mastaba.
G 7520 R: depth 2.50 meters. Roman pit built of small masonry above, cut in gebel below.
G 7520 S: down 2.20 meters. Built of mudbricks above.
G 7520 T: down 2.30 meters. Built of brick above.
G 7520 U: depth 0.87 meters. Gebel floor, no chamber.
G 7520 V: depth 1.65 meters. Built of bricks. chamber on north, closed with bricks and dubsh.
G 7520 Z: depth 7.20 meters. Chamber on west cut in rock, no door blocking.

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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
    02/16/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • 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."