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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, April 3, 1932 (continued)

(5) G 1647
G 1647 A: Depth 3.74 meters. Chamber ii on south, sealed with stones.

(6) G 1658
G 1658 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 1661
Cleared part of mastaba to find burial. Found in debris: potsherds. Uncovered pit A.
G 1661 A: Rock-cut. Depth 2.2 meters. No chamber. Pit broken through to an opening in the rock.

(8) G 1666
G 1666 A: Removed door blocking. Body in position, head west, contracted.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(9) G 1667
Stone built. Uncovered pits A and B.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 1667 A: Rubble built. Depth .93 meters. No chamber.
G 1667 B: Rubble built. Depth .92 meters. No chamber.

(10) G 1668
North of G 1667. Stone built. Uncovered pit A.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 1668 A: Rock-cut. Depth 1.85 meters. Chamber on north, sealed with 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
    04/03/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1658

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1661

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1666

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1667

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1668

    • 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."