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Friday, June 1, 1928

G 7520
Clearing debris from between G 7520 and G 7530. Found in debris: potsherds.

Saturday, June 2, 1928

Raised one of two inscribed blocks from limestone lining of chamber. Both stones inscribed alike: [ILLUSTRATION] i.e. "[TRANSLITERATION]". Lines incised and colorized. Found in chamber: one small broken pot, one small pot: dish, one limestone jar lid.

Sunday, June 3, 1928 to Thursday, June 7, 1928

G 7520
Clearing the narrow passage between G 7520 and G 7530. Uncovered a south face to G 7520 at the west end, of small stone masonry, broken at east end.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 7520 X: When measuring rooms, found three stones with parts of wall relief scenes in room. Brought up from pit.

G 7520
G 7520 S: Opened door blockings and found in G 7520 S a skeleton, much broken.

G 7350
Clearing behind casing stones of north face of mastaba. Formed quarry marks.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    06/01/1928; 06/02/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 3

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."