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Friday, March 11, 1932 (continued)

(5) G 1603
Clearing small rubble and mud mastaba, uncovered pit A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 1606
Clearing small mud brick mastaba, two niches in east face.

(7) G 1607
Rock-cut tomb in face of cliff. The inside is unfinished, the black outlining of figures and hieroglyphs being incised in places only. Found in debris outside Room 'a', fragments of relief [32-3-4] which may be part of the inscription over the entrance. This owner is [GLYPHS] [Ian], and his wife is [GLYPHS] [Neferhanisut]. There are four niches in the west wall, and on the east wall a list of offerings with [TRANSLITERATION] before an offering table. Commenced clearance of debris in Room 'a'. The fragments found outside the door have parts of the figures of [TRANSLITERATION] and a woman, with part of the name [TRANSLITERATION].

(8) G 1608
Clearing outside door of rock-cut tomb, next east of and alongside G 1607.

Saturday, March 12, 1932
Sixth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1227 A
(2) G 1602 A
(3) G 1603 A
(4) G 1606
(5) G 1607
(6) G 1608
(7) G 1609

(1) G 1227
G 1227 A: Cleared lower part of pit which in unfinished. Depth 9 meters. [ILLUSTRATION] The chamber has been cased, and most of the floor pavement remains. On the walls are the red lines of the builders, and also on the ceiling.

(2) G 1602
G 1602 A: Depth 3.5 meters. Rubble above and roughly rock cut below. Chamber west. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 1603
G 1603 A: Depth 3 meters like G 1602 A. Chamber south. [ILLUSTRATION] Cleared.

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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
    03/11/1932; 03/12/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Ian (G 1607)
    Neferhanisut (in G 1607)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1602

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1603

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1606

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1607

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1609

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ian (G 1607)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1607. Inscribed architrave over niches on west wall of chapel and offering table scene on east wall of chapel, identified as [rx nswt jmj-r pr jnawt nt msw-nswt] royal acquaintance, overseer of the house of weavers of the royal children; in situ in G 1607. Fragments of inscribed relief (32-3-4a + 32-3-12), identified as [Hrj nst (?)] temple functionary (?); most fragments found outside chapel entrance, one fragment found in G 1607 A. Two limestone offering basins (32-3-13, 32-3-14) inscribed for Ian, identified (on 32-3-13) as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1607 debris (one in chapel debris, one in debris of pit A).
  • Neferhanisut (in G 1607)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife of Ian (owner of G 1607). Two names attributed to same woman: Neferhanisut and Nefery. Called Nefery on inscribed architrave over niches on west wall of chapel and on offering table scene on east wall of chapel; in situ in G 1607. Called Neferhanisut on fragments of inscribed relief (32-3-4a + 32-3-12), identified as [(rxt) nswt] royal acquaintance; most fragments found outside chapel entrance, one fragment found in G 1607 A.

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."