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Sunday, March 27, 1932 (continued)

(14) G 1656
Clearing top of mud brick mastaba. Two niches in east face. Found pit A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1656 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 2.25 meters. Chamber on west, small, open.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(15) G 1657
G 1657 A: Depth .47 meters. Body found below, head north, contracted, female.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Monday, March 28, 1932
Twentieth day of work.

Times:

Work on:
(1) G 1235 A
(2) G 1601
(3) G 1606 C
(4) G 1608 D
(5) G 1621
(6) G 1622
(7) G 1637
(8) G 1639 A
(9) G 1643 A, B
(10) G 1647 B
(11) G 1648
(12) G 1649 B
(13) G 1653 A, B
(14) G 1657 A
(15) G 1658
(16) G 1659 A
(17) G 1661

(1) G 1235
G 1235 A: Clearing rubble and sand from chamber. Chamber was cased. Moved sarcophagus into pit.

(2) G 1601
Removed two limestone offering basins [32-3-2, 32-3-42] (small).

(3) G 1606
G 1606 C: Under niche of mastaba. Depth .25 meters. Small child bones in position, contracted.

(4) G 1608
G 1608 D: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(5) G 1621
Under structure of mastaba, pits B, C, D.
G 1621 B: Mud brick .25 meters deep. Blocking of rubble and mud roofing body over.
G 1621 C: Cut in sand, .2 meters deep. Rubble blocking over body (?).
G 1621 D: Cut in sand, .35 meters deep. Rubble blocking over body (?).

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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
    03/27/1932; 03/28/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 18

  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1601

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1606

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1621

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • 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 1656

    • 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."