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Wednesday, March 9, 1927 (continued)

(1) Street G 7300
Clearing to southwards in street, between corners of mastabas G 7440 and G 7340. Found in debris: fragment of ivory, glass vessel fragment, fragment of limestone.

(2) G 7340
[South of G 7340.] Clearing downwards in avenue between G 7340 and G 7350.
G 7340 X: Cleared chamber. Found in debris: fragment of gold and fragments of bones of body.

(3) G 7341
Cleared mastaba and uncovered pits D and E, also south end of mastaba.
G 7341 A: Depth 2.50 meters. Chamber on east cut in rock, open.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7341 B: Depth 3.75 meters. Chamber on east, cut in rock, closed with dubsh.
G 7341 C: Depth 0.90 meters. Chamber on south.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 7341 D: Depth 1.45 meters. Chamber on west, built of dubsh, roofed with dubsh. [ILLUSTRATION]
G 7341 E: Depth 1.65 meters. Built of dubsh and mudbricks, no chamber.
[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
    03/09/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

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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."