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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, May 4, 1928
Forty-sixth day of work.

Locals: 51, and one half day

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:00 - 7:30: 75
8:00 - 12:00: 148
2:00 - 5:45: 162
total: 385

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7520 K, L M
(3) G 7525 a, A
(4) G 7560 south of
(5) G 7781 A

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing down to gebel in street, working southwards from G 7524. Found in debris east of G 7540: two fragments of alabaster [28-5-30], two faience cylinder beads (joined) [28-5-31]; uncovered pits G 7520 K, L, M and mastaba G 7525, room 'a' and pit A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

In the passage way between G 7525 and the rock face below G 7650, was a deposit of offering pots of type: [ILLUSTRATION], apparently (?) thrown out from pit G 7525 A.
In G 7525 'a', the fallen blocks appear to have been roof blocks over the room.

(2) G 7520
G 7520 K: Depth 2.2 meters. Built of dubsh etc above, rock-cut below: no chamber.
G 7520 L: Depth 2.15 meters. Built on east and north of mud brick, rock-cut below. Chamber on west, open. Cleared. [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
    05/04/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

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."