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Thursday, April 21, 1932 (continued)

(7) G 1684
Mud brick mastaba. Found two niches in east wall. Very small mastaba, against east face of G 1683, and below it.

(8) G 1685
Masonry built, west of G 1681 and G 1683. Found pit A.
G 1685 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 1.97 meters. Chamber south, sealed with stones.

(9) G 2100
G 2100 B: Down 4.75 meters. Debris mostly sand.

Friday, April 22, 1932
Fortieth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 27
8:30 - 12:00: 42
1:00 - 4:45: 37
total: 106

Work on:
(1) G 1681 A, B, C, D
(2) G 1683 A, B, C
(3) G 1685 A
(4) G 1686
(5) G 2100 B

(1) G 1681
G 1681 A: Depth 3.1 meters. Chamber east, sealed with stones.
G 1681 B: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north, but bones are confused.
G 1681 C: Depth 4.32 meters. Chamber west, sealed with stones.
G 1681 D: Depth 3.4 meters. Chamber north, sealed with stones.

(2) G 1683
G 1683 A: Removed door blocking.
G 1683 B: Removed bones of body. One of the roof stones of chamber is a reused block of relief [32-4-49], probably belonging to the owner of G 2086 [difference in form of name makes this very unlikely, PDM]. [TRANSLITERATION]; inscription:

[GLYPHS]

(table of offering)

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/21/1932; 04/22/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1681

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1683

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1684

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1685

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1686

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2086

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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."