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Saturday, May 12, 1928 (continued)

(3) G 7524
G 7524 'b': Cleared debris from northern chamber. Found niche cut in west wall at north end. Found in debris: fragment of limestone with relief [28-5-106], faience figure of Isis and Horus [28-5-110].

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 7550
G 7550 A: Down 14.3 meters. Found in debris: small pot with handle, fragment of faience ushabti, fragment of faience udjat, fragment of worked limestone.
G 7550 B: Down 15.2 meters.
G 7550 Z: Down 7 meters. Rock-cut. Debris sand, rksh.

(5) G 7660
G 7660 Z: In chamber ii. Cleared. [ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 7792
G 7792 A: Removed lid of west sarcophagus partly, in order to clear inside. Removed one fragment of lid of east sarcophagus and cleared inside. Debris in east sarcophagus sand (wet), small pebbles, fragments of bone and of bituminous (?) substance. Contents appear to have been under water for some time. On the floor of sarcophagus are some very decayed fragments of bones, and some pebbles (?) which had lain between the wooden coffin and the sarcophagus: no leaving a distinct outline in places of the wooden coffin.

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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
    05/12/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 7524

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7550

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7660

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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."