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microfilm: begin page 851

Friday, May 18, 1928
Fifty-eighth day of work.

Locals: 53, and one half day

Cars emptied, line XI, XII:
5:00 - 7:30: 52, 20
8:00 - 12:00: 78, 32
2:00 - 5:50: 75, 35
totals: 205, 87
totsl: 292

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7550 B, Y

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing in street, east of G 7500 and west of G 7670. Found in debris: fragment of worked wood.

(2) G 7550
Clearing south of mastaba. Found in debris: flint scraper, two faience udjat beads, fragments of faience, fragment of ushabti.
G 7550 B: Clearing debris of sand and rksh in room. Found: fragments of alabaster offering table, late alabaster dish, six small alabaster model saucers and fragments, also three alabaster model pots, fragment of limestone vessel, fragment of glass vessel.
G 7550 Y: Removed stones blocking doorway. Cleared chamber, which is small and roughly cut.

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Saturday, May 19, 1928
Fifty-ninth day of work.

Locals: 56

Cars emptied, line XI, XII:
5:00 - 7:30: 56, 18
8:00 - 11:30: 78, 26
2:00 - 5:50: 85, 20
totals: 219, 64
total: 283

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7520 U, J
(3) G 7524 C
(4) G 7550 south of and B, X
(5) G 7500 Pt V

(1) Street G 7500 south
East of G 7560, west of G 7670. Clearing debris.

(2) G 7520
G 7520 J: Down 1.2 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below.

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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
    05/18/1928; 05/19/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

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."