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1927 GIZA, Harvard - Boston

Monday, February 14, 1927
26th day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:30 am - 8:00 am: 50, 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm: 140
[Total] 190

Work on:
(1) G 7440 mastaba and P, Q, R, S
(2) G 7168 and D
(3) G 7259 X
(4) G 7440 X
(5) G 7520

(1) G 7440
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered pits P, Q, R, S.
G 7440 P: depth .80 meters, built of dubsh, chamber in center, closed with stones.
G 7440 Q: depth 3.0 meters, built of dubsh above, cut in rock below. Chamber on west, closed with dubsh and mud.
G 7440 R: depth 1.60 meters, built of dubsh. Chamber in pit on west, closed with stones and dubsh.
G 7440 S: depth 3.80 meters, built of dubsh above and cut in rock below. Chamber on west, closed with dubsh.

(2) G 7168
Clearing debris on top of mastaba from rail embankment No. VII. uncovered pit D, and south face of mastaba.
G 7168 D: down 3.0 meters, built of dubsh above, cut in rock below.

(3) G 7259
Clearing on top of mastaba, debris from rail embankment No. VII. South end of mastaba uncovered.

(4) G 7440
G 7440 X: Chamber I, clearing debris.

(5) G 7520
Clearing on top of mastaba to southwards. Removed mudbrickwork of G 7500 Pt I, II, III.

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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
    02/14/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

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."