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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, May 9, 1928 (continued)

(2) G 7520
G 7520 N: In chamber. Found in debris: green stone scarab [GLYPHS] [28-5-49], four (and fragments) glass cylindrical beads [28-5-53], glass ball beads [28-5-54], black stone cylinder seal (inscribed) [28-5-50], large faience udjat with lotus on reverse [28-5-52], small faience inlay with blue paste [28-5-51], fragments of gold foil [28-5-55].
[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 7524
G 7524 'a': Clearing debris from chamber; debris of sand, rksh, and mud. On west wall a niche, inscription worn away. Found two large pottery vessels (coffins) of cylindrical form, one in fragments, in first room. A hole in the roof, through which debris had fallen, appears to be a late pit from above, and to which the pottery may belong.
[ILLUSTRATION]
Found in debris: large faience 'Isis and Horus' lower part [28-5-64] inscribed on back; faience figure with design under feet [28-5-63]; faience amulet [28-5-62]; faience udjat [28-5-60]; shell [28-5-61]; fragment of alabaster (?) [28-5-67]; one large pottery ushabti [28-5-66]; one pot [28-5-65]; fragments of pottery coffin with relief of face and feet.

(4) G 7525
G 7525 'a': Cleared stones of late burial and cleared room.

(5) G 7550
G 7550 A: Down 6.7 meters. Rock-cut below.
G 7550 B: Down 7 meters. Rock-cut below.

(6) G 7660
G 7660 Z: Down 12.6 meters. Debris: sand and rksh.

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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
    05/09/1928
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 7520

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7524

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7525

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7550

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7660

    • 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."