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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1172

Saturday, April 23, 1932 (continued)

(1) G 1681 (continued)
G 1681 D: Opened door blocking; body in position, head west with remains of decayed cloth wrappings over body.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1683
G 1683 B: Removed inscribed roof stone from roof of chamber.
G 1683 D: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 2.8 meters. Chamber south, sealed with stones.

(3) G 1685
Clearing debris from top of mastaba, found pits B and C.
G 1685 A: Removed bones of body, found in debris: carnelian ball bead, faience cylinder beads, faience amulet.
G 1685 B: Mud brick and rubble built. Depth 2 meters. Chamber east, sealed with stones.
G 1685 C: Mud brick built and rock-cut. Depth 3.05 meters. Chamber west, sealed with stones.

(4) G 1686
G 1686 B: Rubble built. Depth 1.73 meters. No chamber.

(5) G 1687
Rubble built mastaba. Found pit A.

(6) G 1688
Rubble built mastaba north of G 1235. Found pit A.

(7) G 2100
G 2100 B: Down 7 meters. Debris sand.

Sunday, April 24, 1932
Forty-second day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 25
8:30 - 12:00: 37
1:00 - 4:45: 38
total: 100

Work on:
(1) G 1681 C, D
(2) G 1683 D
(3) G 1685 B, C
(4) G 1687 A, B, C
(5) G 1688 A, Z
(6) G 1689
(7) G 1691
(8) G 1693
(9) G 2100 B

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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
    04/23/1932; 04/24/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1681

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1683

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1685

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1686

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1687

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1688

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1689

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1691

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1693

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100

    • 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."