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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, March 31, 1932 (continued)

(4) G 1622
G 1622 A: Depth .8 meters. Removed bones, nothing found.
G 1622 B: Depth .5 meters. Removed bones, nothing found.
G 1622 C: Depth .9 meters. Removed bones, nothing found.

(5) G 1634
Removed part of mastaba to uncover pit A.
G 1634 A: Depth 1.9 meters. Rock-cut. Chamber west, open. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 1637
G 1637 A: Removed bones, nothing found.

(7) G 1645
G 1645 A: Depth 1.1 meters. Rubble-built and rock-cut. Chamber south, open. Body in position, head west.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 1648
Removed part of mastaba to find pit. Uncovered entrance of rock-cut tomb No. G 1665, which has been used for burial by G 1648 mastaba.

(9) G 1653
G 1653 B: Depth 1.5 meters. Removed bones, nothing found.

(10) G 1659
G 1659 A: Removed door blocking. Body in position. Head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(11) G 1665
Rock-cut tomb, door to north. Doorway partly blocked with stones, by owner of G 1648. Traces of wooden coffin and bones in position.

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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
    03/31/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1622

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1634

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1637

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1645

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1653

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1659

    • 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."