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Saturday, December 5, 1925 (continued)
(6) G 6040 (north of)
As men came from G 6040, they went in to clearing out drift sand from area north of G 6040. Here several small, partly destroyed rubble mastabas are appearing, but it is not yet possible to number them.
(7) Back of G 6020 and G 6040 and between G 6020 and G 6040
Railroad line II has passed the northwest corner of G 6020 and begun removing the dump from behind G 6040. Also began clearing narrow passage between G 6040 and G 6020.
(8) G 7000 SW (southwest)
Continued with seventeen men trenching southwest quarter of cemetery G 7000. Have dug twenty short trenches. All cut through dumped debris to rock. Debris getting deeper north and west.
(9) G 7410 and G 7420
Examining the top of G 7410 and G 7420 for the survey (under Lieutenant Commander Wheeler) noted
a spare [ILLUSTRATION] walled with massive stones on four sides. The north side may be the south end of G 7410. Began clearing this hole [ILLUSTRATION] to discover its purpose.
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- Documentation-Expedition diary pages
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Display Page Dates
- George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
- Mentioned on page
- Noel F. Wheeler, British
- Type Author
- Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
- Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
- Type Mentioned on page
- 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."
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