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Thursday, May 3, 1928 (continued)

(3) G 7524
G 7524 A: Down 7 meters. Pit is on top of mastaba [G 7524] which fills street G 7500 south between G 7520 and G 7650. Cutting in rock on west, in pit, is not a chamber.

(4) South of G 7650
Clearing cross street between G 7650 and G 7660. Found in debris: limestone mace head [28-5-23], three faience udjats, faience amulet and beads.

(3) G 7524 (continued)
Room 'a': Rock cut chamber, facing south, immediately north of G 7620 N. Lintel inscribed: [ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]
The doorway has one large stone in the opening, on debris, and has not an intact blocking and is nearly full of debris of dubsh, etc, inside. [ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7781
G 7781 A: Depth 14 meters. Chamber rock-cut on south: open. Found in pit debris: fragment of inscribed faience ushabti [28-5-22].

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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
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Kay (G 7524)

Tombs and Monuments 7

Published Documents 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kay (G 7524)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 7524. Rock-cut chapel entrance lintel inscribed for Kay, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r wpwt] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of commissions; in situ in G 7524. Also probably depicted in chapel relief, east door jamb of entrance to room b (name not preserved); in situ in G 7524.

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."