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Thursday, April 14, 1932 (continued)

(3) G 1675 (continued)
G 1675 B: Opened door blocking, rock cut coffin with lid of one large slab in position.

(4) G 1676
Clearing masonry mastaba. Uncovered Room 'a' and pit A.
Room 'a': Between G 1676 and G 1674. Two niches in west wall, faint traces of inscription only.
G 1676 A: Commenced digging.

(5) G 2110
Clearing top of mastaba.

Friday, April 15, 1932
Thirty-fifth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 30
8:30 - 12:00: 5
total: 75

Work on:
(1) G 1673
(2) G 1674 A, C
(3) G 1675 A, B
(4) G 1676 A, B
(5) G 2110

(1) G 1673
G 1673 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1673 B: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north, corroded with mud and debris.
G 1673 E: Removed lid of sarcophagus. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1673 H: Removed bones of child, nothing found.
G 1673 I: Removed bones of child, nothing found.
G 1673 J: Removed bones of child, found three cylinder beads of faience.
G 1673 K: Removed bones of child, nothing found.
G 1673 L: Removed mud brick work, no chamber or 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
    04/14/1932; 04/15/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1673

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1674

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1675

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1676

    • 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."