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Friday, May 11, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7520
G 7520 N: Found in debris from room: ivory amulet of [TRANSLITERATION], four beads and fragments.

(3) G 7524
Room 'a': Removed late pottery coffin and fragments [28-5-84a, 28-5-84b, 28-5-86, 28-5-87]. The complete coffin has face and hands molded on top and the broken coffin originally had the same, but with a woman's face (?). Found in debris: broken ring of stone (?) [28-5-88].
Room 'b': Removed stones in debris at doorway. On east wall are four rock-cut statues badly weathered and broken. Found in debris: mud ushabti (large) [28-5-83].

(4) G 7550 A, B.
G 7550 A: Down 13 meters.
G 7550 B: Down 12.5 meters.

(5) G 7660
G 7660 Z: In chamber i and ii. Debris: rksh, sand. Found in debris: fragments of ushabtis. Cleared room No. I.

Saturday, May 12, 1928
Fifty-third day of work.

Locals: 43, and one half day

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:00 - 7:30: 60
8:00 - 12:00: 94
2:00 - 5:45: 106
total: 260

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7520 N
(3) G 7524 'b'
(4) G 7550 A, B, Z
(5) G 7690 Z
(6) G 7792 A

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing southwards in street: found in debris: base fragment of alabaster vessel, fragments of glass vessel, faience udjat, fragments of faience bead, square polishing stone.

(2) G 7520
G 7520 N: Found in sieved debris: fragments glass bead; small inlay (?).

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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
    05/11/1928; 05/12/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 7520

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7524

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7550

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7660

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • Street G 7500

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."