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Monday, March 28, 1932 (continued)

(6) G 1622
Under part of mastaba, three pits, A, B, C.
G 1622 A: Cut in sand, .1 meter deep. Mud blocking.
G 1622 B: Cut in sand, .15 meters deep. Rubble and mud blocking.
G 1622 C: Cut in sand, .15 meters deep. Rubble and mud blocking.

(7) G 1637
Clearing top of mastaba. Found pit A.
G 1637 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 2.3 meters. Chamber east blocked with mud brick.

(8) G 1639
G 1639 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(9) G 1643
G 1643 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1643 B: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(10) G 1647
G 1647 B: Depth 3.57 meters. Chamber east, sealed with stones.

(11) G 1648
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered doorway of rock-cut tomb in face of rock.

(12) G 1649
G 1649 B: Depth 2.2 meters. Chamber west, open. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(13) G 1653
G 1653 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1653 B: Cut in sand. Deep .5 meters. Mud brick blocking.

(14) G 1657
G 1657 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(15) G 1658
Clearing top of mud brick mastaba. Two niches in east face. Found mud brick court on east.

(16) G 1659
G 1659 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Down 1.2 meters.

(17) G 1661
Mud brick mastaba. Clearing sand debris.

Tuesday, March 29, 1932
Day of rest.

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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
    03/28/1932; 03/29/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 1622

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1637

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1639

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1643

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1649

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1653

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1657

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1658

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1659

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1661

    • 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."