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Saturday, May 5, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7525
G 7525 A: In chamber. Cleared debris. [ILLUSTRATION]
Room 'a': Uncovered door to south. Stones which were at first taken to be fallen roof blocks are now seen to be the stones of an intrusive burial [G 7525 X].

(3) South of G 7650
Clearing between G 7650 and G 7660. Uncovered dubsh wall running north to south; possibly of a later mastaba; and found pit G 7660 Z.

(4) G 7660
G 7660 Z: Down 3.3 meters. Built of dubsh above, rock-cut below. Debris of sand and water-born debris.

(5) G 7781
G 7781 A: Cleared debris from chamber. Rock-cut coffin, north to south, on west side of room. [ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, May 6, 1928
Forty-eighth day of work.

Locals: 55, and one half day

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:00 - 7:30: 74
8:00 - 12:00: 138
2:00 - 5:45: 145
total: 357

Work on:
(1) G 7500 south
(2) G 7524 'a'
(3) G 7525
(4) G 7660 Z

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing southwards in street. Uncovered rock-cut recess in rock with steps leading down, only about 1 meter deep.
[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 841

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
    05/05/1928; 05/06/1928
  • 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."