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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, April 29, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7520
G 7520 N: Built of stone blocks, on west side street G 7500 south, against east face of G 7520. Measured stone work so as to remove them, as when street debris is removed, they will be in danger of falling. Found in stones, fragment of wall relief in limestone. [ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7540
Clearing sand and debris from mastaba.

(4) G 7779
G 7779 B: In chambers iii, iv, v, vi. Clearing debris of sand and rksh.
Room iii: Found five rock-cut coffins, opened with lids broken. Found in debris: fragment inscribed limestone.
Room v: Found in debris: two small faience ushabtis and fragments (one inscribed), faience cylinder beads. Cleared all rooms.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 7781
G 7781 A: Down 6.2 meters. Clearing debris of sand and dubsh.

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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
    04/29/1928
  • 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."