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Saturday, May 19, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7520 (continued)
G 7520 U: Clearing debris between G 7520 U and Y, down to floor of hard rksh. Uncovered a broken libation (?) trough, about 65 cm high [ILLUSTRATION]. Uncovered pit J.

(3) G 7524
G 7524 C: Down 5.2 meters. Debris rksh, dubsh, sand.

(4) G 7550
Clearing debris south of mastaba G 7550. Found in debris: faience udjat, fragment of ushabti, fragment of faience vessel, faience amulet.
G 7550 B: Clearing debris from room, found small ledge cut in rock on east side of room. Found in debris: two alabaster model jars, alabaster model saucer and fragments, potsherds.
G 7550 X: Removed door blocking and cleared chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION].

(5) G 7500 Pt V
Removed upper floor level of room and cleared debris of rksh, which varied from almost nil at the west side to about 15 cm at the east end. Cleared second floor level for measurements, etc.

Sunday, May 20, 1928
Sixtieth day of work.

Locals: 56

Cars emptied, line XI, XII:
5:00 - 7:30: 57, 18
8:00 - 12:00: 75, 23
2:00 - 5:50: 78, 25
totals: 204, 66
total: 270

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7520 J
(3) G 7524 A, C
(4) G 7525 east of
(5) G 7550 south of and B
(6) G 7500 Pt V

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing debris. Uncovered mud brick construction in street, on niche in east piece of G 7560. Found in debris: four faience udjats.

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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
    05/19/1928; 05/20/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

Published Documents 1

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."