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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, March 11, 1927 (continued)

(1) Street G 7400 (continued)
Found in debris: fragments of inscribed limestone from inscribed niche, (several). One:
[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

(2) South of G 7520
Clearing south of mastaba G 7520, by line X. Found in debris: faience amulets and fragments, and beads, fragment of alabaster.

Saturday, March 12, 1927
Forty-eighth day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:00 am - 8:00 am: 45, 8:30 - 12:00: 102, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: __
line X 6:15 am - 8:00 am: 55, 8:30 - 12:00: 140, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 128
[totals] line IX: 147, line X: 323
Total 470

Work on:
(1) street G 7400
(2) G 7440
(3) G 7530
(4) G 7410 B
(5) G 7381

(1) Street G 7400
Clearing southwards in street, south and east of G 7440 and on top of room 'a'. Uncovered southern end of room and its connection with inscribed niche of [TRANSLITERATION] and [TRANSLITERATION] (?)
[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 7440
Clearing on top of core recess for chapel, across the eastern line of which the casing continues, only interrupted by niche.
Pit G 7440 X is in the northwest corner of this chapel recess.
[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
    03/11/1927; 03/12/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."