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Saturday, April 30, 1932 (continued)

(3) G 1695
Mud brick mastaba, small, underneath the east face of G 1691. Two niches in east face, and pit A under G 1691 'a' and its masonry.

(4) G 1696
Removed small rubble and uncovered burial 'A' underneath. Depth .8 meters. Child's body in position, head north.

(5) G 2100
G 2100 B: Cleared chamber of debris. No casing or markings on the walls.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2100 C: Commenced clearing shaft.

(6) G 2210
Clearing north end of mastaba casing.

Sunday, May 1, 1932
Forty-eighth day of work.

Work on:
(1) G 1677 Y
(2) G 1682 B
(3) G 1695
(4) G 1696 A
(5) G 2100 C
(6) G 2220
(7) G 2210 A

(1) G 1677
G 1677 Y: Opened blocking. Body in position south.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1682
G 1682 B: Cleared bones of body, nothing found.

(3) G 1695
Uncovered outline of mastaba masonry.

(4) G 1696
G 1696 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(5) G 2100
G 2100 C: Masonry and rock-cut pit. Down 3.45 meters.

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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
    04/30/1932; 05/01/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 1677

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1682

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1691

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1695

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1696

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • 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."