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Friday, April 15, 1932 (continued)

(1) G 1673 (continued)
G 1673 M: Rubble built against face of mastaba G 1235, .7 meters deep; chamber south, open, roofed with stones. Remains of decayed wooden coffin in debris.

(2) G 1674
G 1674 A: Removed body, nothing found.
G 1674 C: Rubble built. Pit B was built over the top of this pit and the walls of chamber of B built on debris. Down 1.2 meters. Found in debris one small pot.

(3) G 1675
G 1675 A: Removed body, nothing found.
G 1675 B: Cleared debris from around lid of rock-cut coffin.

(4) G 1676
G 1676 A: Built of mud-brick, and cut in rock. Depth 3.1 meters. Chamber west.
G 1676 B: Mud built and rock-cut. Down 1.3 meters.

(5) G 2110
Clearing top of mastaba.

Saturday, April 16, 1932
Day of Kurban Bairam.

Sunday, April 17, 1932
Thirty-sixth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 33
8:30 - 12:00: 85
1:00 - 4:45: 47
total: 165

Work on:
(1) G 1233 (north of)
(2) G 1673 A, B, C, F, M
(3) G 1674 C, D
(4) G 1675 B
(5) G 1676 A, B, Z
(6) G 1678
(7) G 2110

(1) North of G 1233
Clearing debris north of mastaba.

(2) G 1673
G 1673 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1673 B: Uncovered body for photo.
G 1673 C: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1673 F: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1673 M: Removed wood fragments of coffin, body of child in position, head north.

[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
    04/15/1932; 04/16/1932; 04/17/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1673

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1674

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1675

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1676

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1678

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2110

    • 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."