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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, February 11, 1932
N.F.W. and Handrick returned to pyramids from Mirgissa. Guards employed making and repairing baskets.

Friday, February 19, 1932
Guards clearing pit and chamber of G 1209 for survey.

Saturday, February 20, 1932
Guards clearing pit and chamber of G 1227 for survey.

Sunday, February 21, 1932
Guards clearing pit and chamber of G 1223 for survey.

Monday, February 22, 1932
Guards clearing pit and chamber of G 1223 for survey.

Tuesday, February 23, 1932
Day of rest

Wednesday, February 24, 1932
Clearing pit of G 1223.

Thursday, February 25, 1932
Clearing pit of G 1223.

Friday, February 26, 1932
Clearing pit of G 1223 and G 1221 B, chamber.

Saturday, February 27, 1932
G 1221 A: no chamber.

Saturday, March 5, 1932
Workmen arrived from Quft.

Sunday, March 6, 1932
First day of work.

Times: 8:00 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1223 A.
(2) G 1225
(3) Area north of G 1235

(1) G 1223
Clearing joint of extension on north end of mastaba.
G 1223 A: Clearing pit and chamber.

(2) G 1225
Clearing joint of north extension to mastaba.

(3) North of G 1235
Clearing debris of wind-blown sand from north edge of area, to find area for dumping debris.

Monday, March 7, 1932
Second day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1221 A, B
(2) G 1223 A
(3) G 1225 A
(4) G 1227 A
(5) Area north of G 1235

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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
    02/11/1932 through 03/05/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Hansmartin Handrick
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 1209

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1221

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1223

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Hansmartin Handrick

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
  • 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."
  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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."