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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1158

Sunday, April 10, 1932
Thirty-first day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 37
8:30 - 12:00: 65
1:00 - 4:45: 55
total: 157

Work on:
(1) G 1233 (west of)
(2) G 1673 'a', Z
(3) G 2110

(1) West of G 1233
Clearing southwards in street.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1673
Chapel 'a': Exterior chapel between G 1233 and G 1673. Door jambs at north end of room only have traces of figures of a man and a woman standing. In the west wall are three niches, an inscription visible, each with a slab on the ground in front of it. A fourth niche, further south, has the names and titles of one [TRANSLITERATION] and his wife [TRANSLITERATION], - he being [GLYPHS] of [TRANSLITERATION]. The niche is plastered and painted, and the color is clear in places, but the lower part has been plastered over with mud and cement to form the late grave G 1673 Z. In the debris of wind-blown sand over the broken roof of this barrel was found two statuettes, one standing (feet broken, uninscribed), and one of seated scribed, (inscribed [TRANSLITERATION]). The second is painted. Uncovered body of burial beneath statuettes.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1673 Z: Depth 1.92 meters. Chamber north. Roof slabs broken away opposite niche of [TRANSLITERATION]

(3) G 2110
Clearing top of mastaba to make sure of absence of further pits.

microfilm: end page 1158

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
    04/10/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1673

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2110

    • 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."