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Sunday, March 13, 1932 (continued)

(7) G 1611
Door to north. Rock cut tomb. Niches in west wall uninscribed. Two chambers 'a' and 'b' and pits A, B, C and D. Room 'b', clear of debris.
G 1611 A: Clear of debris, depth .84 meters. Floor broken through into chamber of pit B. No chamber.
G 1611 B: Rock-cut, depth 1.42 meters. Chamber south sealed up with cemented stones.
G 1611 C: Rock-cut, depth 2.7 meters. Chamber south, sealed up with cemented stones.
G 1611 D: Not begun clearing.

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(8) G 1612
Door to north. Rock-cut tomb. Niches in west wall, uninscribed. Uncovered pit A.
G 1612 A: Rock-cut depth 2.07 meters. Two chambers i above, ii below, both sealed with stones and mud.

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Monday, March 14, 1932
Eighth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1225
(2) G 1607 A
(3) G 1608 'a' [and pit A]
(4) G 1609 A, B
(5) G 1611 A
(6) G 1613
(7) G 1614
(8) G 1615
(9) G 1616
(10) G 1617 A
(11) G 1618

(1) G 1225
Clearing on top of mastaba for pit B.

(2) G 1607
G 1607 A: Depth 4.08 meters. Chamber south, - rock-cut coffin, open.

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(3) G 1608
Uncovered pits A, B, C, D.
G 1608 A: Rock-cut. Deep 3.07 meters. Two chambers, one south, open with rock-cut coffin, other west sealed with cement and stones.

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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
    03/13/1932; 03/14/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1607

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1609

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1612

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1613

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1614

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1615

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1616

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1617

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1618

    • 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."