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Thursday, April 26, 1928 (continued)

(1) Street G 7500
Clearing debris northwards in street. Uncovered between G 7520 and G 7530, a stone built stairway. [ILLUSTRATION] Found in debris of stairway: several inscribed scarabs, faience fragments, faience figure of hawk-headed god, faience disc beads, carnelian, calcite beads and amulets, two alabaster rings. Found in street debris: fragment inscribed limestone.

(2) G 7773
G 7773 C: Cleared chamber. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7779
G 7779 B: Depth 13.2 meters. Found chamber ii and iii. Room ii on west, open. Room iii, on south, open. Found in pit debris: fragments of faience ushabtis and faience beads.

(4) G 7781
G 7781 A: Down 4.5 meters.

(5) G 7784
Clearing on top of mastaba.

(6) G 7789
G 7789 A: Depth 8.2 meters. Chamber on south, open.
G 7789 C: In chamber. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 7500 Pt VI to IX
Pt VI. Cleared room, which runs north to south.
Pt VII. Cleared.
Pt VIII. Square room. Cleared.
Pt IX. Square room. Cleared.

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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
    04/26/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

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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."