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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, April 5, 1932
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 6, 1932
Twenty-seventh day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 40
8:30 - 12:00: 85
1:00 - 4:45: 72
total: 197

Work on:
(1) G 1233 A
(2) G 1235 (north of)
(3) G 1647 A
(4) G 1665
(5) G 1668 A
(6) G 1669 A
(7) G 1671
(8) G 1672

(1) G 1233
G 1233 A: Clearing debris from chamber. Chamber has been cased with white limestone, but only the red lines and cement marks remain. This chamber has two doorways, one above the other.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1235
Clearing debris at north end of G 1235.

(3) G 1647
G 1647 A: Removed bones of body. Nothing found.

(4) G 1665
Waxed fragment of wood from coffin. Removed wood and uncovered body

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/05/1932; 04/06/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1668

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1669

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1671

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1672

    • 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."