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Sunday, May 1, 1927

[Work on:
(1) G 7530 Z]

(1) G 7530
G 7530 Z: Depth 2.25 meters. chamber on east, cut in rock, no door blocking. Found in debris: inscribed fragment limestone.

Monday, May 2, 1927

[Work on:
(1) G 7530 Z]

(1) G 7530
G 7530 Z: Found in debris: pottery vessel.
[ILLUSTRATION]

Wednesday, May 4, 1927

[Work on:
(1) G 7530 a, b, c
(2) G 7530 Z]

(1) G 7530
Clearing debris from doorway from room 'a'. On south wall of room 'a' uncovered two niches cut in rock, one with seated scribe cut in rock, and the eastern niche with four small seated figures, cemented into the niche.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Found in debris in room 'a': limestone statuette fragments, two heads, two lower fragments, and other fragments. One fragment inscribed on back, one inscribed limestone fragment, faience fragments, one granite fragment.
In chamber 'b' are ten statues cut in the rock of north wall.
In room 'c' are four statues cut in rock of west wall, and a large pit, cut in the rock, partly filled with debris.
Outside door of tomb, uncovered bottom step of a stairway, cut in the rock, going up to the north, also a mud-brick wall south of the doorway.
[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
    05/01/1927; 05/02/1927; 05/03/1927; 05/04/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 1

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."