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Thursday, February 24, 1927 (continued)

(4) G 7520
G 7520 X: Chamber I, III, IV clearing debris of robbers and bones.
Chamber I: rock cutting on south side from east to west, roofed with slabs. Found in debris: small flint, copper fragments of bull figure, two bronze statuettes, broken, copper fragments, hard stone scarab, faience beads and ushabti fragments.
Chamber III: rock-cutting in center, roofed with slabs, cleared.
Chamber IV: cleared.

Friday, February 25, 1927
Thirty-fifth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 64, 8:30 - 12:00: 130, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 144
[Total] 338

Work on:
(1) Street G 7400
(2) mastaba G 7330
(3) pit G 7440 X
(4) pit G 7520 X

(1) Street G 7400
Clearing debris of sand, and fallen blocks from street. Found in debris: fragment inscribed limestone, faience statuette fragment, flint knife fragment.

(2) G 7330
Clearing debris on top of mastaba, uncovering the face between G 7430 and G 7440.

(3) G 7440
G 7440 X: Pit IV, depth 2.30 meters, cleared chamber. Found in debris: faience ushabti fragments.
[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
    02/24/1927; 02/25/1927
  • 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."