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Saturday, March 19, 1932 (continued)

(5) G 1631
Only the pit and part of the east face of this mud brick mastaba remain.
G 1631 A: Down 1.9 meters. Rock-cut below.

(6) G 1632
Small mud brick mastaba with mud floor to the east of it. Pit in center.
G 1632 A: Rock-cut below. Depth 2.12 meters. Chamber east, sealed with rubble.

Sunday, March 20, 1932
Thirteenth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1225 B
(2) G 1618 A, B
(3) G 1625 A
(4) G 1631 A
(5) G 1632 A

(1) G 1225
G 1225 B: Depth 6 meters. Chamber on south. Red paint marks on walls. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1618
G 1618 A: Opened door blocking of Room ii. Found body, head to north, csk. The skull had rolled out of its original position.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1618 B: Removed body. Nothing found.

(3) G 1625
G 1625 A: Opened door blocking. Found body of woman, head west, teeth complete but very much worn. One mud brick beneath head.

[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
    03/19/1932; 03/20/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1618

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1625

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1631

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1632

    • 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."