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Wednesday, March 23, 1932 (continued)

(7) G 1636 (continued)
[inscription on offering basin 32-3-38]

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 1637
Rubble and mud built. Two niches in east face of mastaba. Small mud brick court against east side.

(9) G 1225
G 1225 B: Cleared and planned the pit and chamber (previously excavated). The builders' red lines are very numerous and clear and the following average ell is obtained from the five or six examples on each wall:
Ell: east wall - .521 meters; west wall - .523 meters; north wall - .527 meters; south wall - .522 meters; ceiling - .517 meters; pit - .528 meters; total average (67 readings) - .523 meters.
one stone course height of room casing: east wall - .28 meters; west wall - .28 meters; north wall - .28 meters; south wall - .28 meters; total average - .28 meters.

Thursday, March 24, 1932
Sixteenth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1235 A
(2) G 1608 D
(3) G 1626 A
(4) G 1636
(5) G 1638

(1) G 1235
G 1235 A: Down 8.6 meters. Debris sand and stones.

(2) G 1608
G 1608 D: Rock-cut. Depth 3.1 meters. Chamber on north, sealed with rubble.

(3) G 1626
G 1626 A: Built of rubble, rock-cut below. Irregular. Depth 2.7 meters. Chamber roughly cut on east, only part of door blocking remains, but body in position, head north, csk, female?

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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
    03/23/1932; 03/24/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Merernisut (G 1636)
    Merernisut (in G 1636)
    Nedjebu (in G 1636)
    Sebkhu (in G 1636)
    Teti (in G 1636)
    Tjena (in G 1636)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1626

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1636

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1637

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1638

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 7

Ancient People

  • Merernisut (G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1636. Limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA smsw wxrt] ship's carpenter, elder of the dockyard; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Merernisut (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA] ship's carpenter; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Nedjebu (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son ([sA=f] his son) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [sHD Smsw (?)] inspector of retainers (?); found in situ in G 1636.
  • Sebkhu (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [sS] scribe; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Teti (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ in G 1636.
  • Tjena (in G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Merernisut (owner of G 1636). Name appears on limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA] ship's carpenter; found in situ in G 1636.

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."