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Thursday, January 27, 1927 (continued)

Work on:
(1) Street G 7300
(2) Pit G 7144 N, pit G 7144 O
(3) Pit G 7158 F, G 7158 G
(4) G 7168 mastaba, Pit A
(5) Pit G 7256 F
(6) mastaba G 7259, pits A, B, C, D
(7) Pit G 7300 X
(8) mastaba G 7331
(9) mastaba G 7332

(1) Street G 7300
Clearing debris in street G 7300, roman walls of mudbrick cleared, and the line of mastaba G 7331 and G 7332, built of stones, south of G 7330 X. Found in debris: faience fragments, ushabtis, copper fragments.

(2) G 7144
G 7144 N: Depth 3.25 meters, built of dubsh above and cut in the rock below, chamber on east.
G 7144 O: Depth .90 meters, built of brick, between G 7168 and G 7144. This pit is put into the south wall of mastaba G 7144 breaking its continuity.

(3) G 7158
G 7158 F: Depth 1.45 meters, chamber on west, closed by one stone.
G 7158 G: Depth .35 meters, child's burial, north-south, built of dubsh and mud. On the east, alongside G 7168.

(4) G 7168
Clearing on top of mastaba, and in street between G 7248 and G 7168. Cleared top of pit A.
G 7168 A: Depth 2.55 meters, built of dubsh, no chamber, gebel floor.

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    Noel F. Wheeler, British

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  • Noel F. Wheeler

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    • 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."