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Saturday, April 28, 1928 (continued)

(1) Street G 7500 (continued)

(2) G 7540
Clearing debris of sand, rksh, and debris of sebakhin on top of mastaba. Found: faience vessel fragment, ushabti fragment, fragment of slate (?) statue (?), faience figure fragments.

(3) G 7779
G 7779 B: In chamber iii. debris sand, black dirt bones. Rock-cut coffin, north to south, lid broken. These chambers from this one numbered IV, V, VI. No. IV on north rock-cut, No. V on south, No. VI on east. Found in debris of room iii: small faience ushabti and fragments and faience cylinder beads.

Sunday, April 29, 1928
Forty-second day of work.

Locals: 55

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:10 - 7:30: 82
8:00 - 12:00: 126
1:50 - 5:30: 97
total: 305

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7520 N
(3) G 7540
(4) G 7779 B
(5) G 7781 A

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing debris of rksh and broken stones under G 7500 Pt VII. Found pit on west side of street, built up with stones to a height just below floor of G 7500 Pt VII. Uncovered line of stone blocks from G 7520 to G 7620, a meter north of G 7520 N. Found in street debris: alabaster ring, and fragments, fragment inscribed limestone, fragment inscribed ushabti.

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  • 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
    04/28/1928; 04/29/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

Published Documents 4

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."