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Wednesday, May 16, 1928 (continued)

(1) Street G 7550 south
Clearing southwards in street, east of G 7550. Found in debris: face of wooden coffin painted; stone earring, fragment of copper, faience amulet, head of small faience ushabti. Uncovered south end of G 7550, and found alongside this face two pottery vessels and fragments.


(2) G 7550
G 7550 B: In chamber. Clearing debris of rksh, sand, bird bones, and fallen stones of door blocking. Two courses of blocking remain. Found in debris at entrance to room: potsherds, fragment of late brown glazed pottery, broken faience Bes, faience udjat.
Room 'a': Name legible over head of woman (wife) on left of doorway outside [GLYPHS] [Nebtyhetep]. Inside room top register over niche [GLYPHS].

Thursday, May 17, 1928
Fifty-seventh day of work.

Locals: 50

Cars emptied, line XI:
5:00 - 7:30: 78
8:00 - 12:00: 112
2:00 - 5:50: 117
total: 307

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

(1) Street G 7500 south
Clearing south of G 7660 and east of G 7550, Debris: rksh, dubsh, bones of Roman burials, potsherds. Found in debris: none.

(2) G 7550
Clearing south face of mastaba, and high bank of debris south of it, from railway No. X. Found in debris: small pot, fragment of copper, potsherds.
G 7550 B: No chamber. Debris sand, rksh, and birds (?) bones. Found in debris: fragment of alabaster offering table [28-5-186], alabaster [TRANSLITERATION] [pesesh-kef] [28-5-184], alabaster model pot, fragment of decorated faience vessel.

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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
    05/16/1928; 05/17/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Nebtyhetep (in G 7550)

Tombs and Monuments 4

Published Documents 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nebtyhetep (in G 7550)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Appears on south entrance facade of her father Duaenhor's tomb, G 7550; HU-MFA Expedition Photo A7129_NS

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."