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Friday, March 25, 1932 (continued)

(11) G 1642 (continued)
G 1642 A: Depth 4.2 meters. Rubble debris. Chamber on west sealed with stones.
G 1642 B: Rock-cut. Depth 1.62 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with stones.

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(12) G 1643
Rock-cut tomb, door to north. Four niches in west wall. Pits A and B. Found in debris of room 'a': a granite hammer head.
G 1643 A: Rock-cut. Down 1.2 meters. Rubble and sand debris.
G 1643 B: Rock-cut. Down .7 meters.

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(13) G 1644
Mud brick mastaba. Two niches in east face.

Saturday, March 26, 1932
Eighteenth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1235 A
(2) G 1635 A
(3) G 1642 A
(4) G 1643 A, B
(5) G 1645
(6) G 1646
(7) G 1647
(8) G 1648
(9) G 1649
(10) G 1651
(11) G 1652
(12) G 1653
(13) G 1654

(1) G 1235
G 1235 A: Depth 11.55 meters. Limestone sarcophagus uncovered half way out of chamber door into pit. Sarcophagus is uninscribed. No lid.

(2) G 1635
Clearing the top of this mastaba. Uncovered pit A.
G 1635 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 1.88 meters. Chamber on west, open.

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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
    03/25/1932; 03/26/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1635

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1642

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1643

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1644

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1645

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1646

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1649

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1651

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1652

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1653

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1654

    • 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."