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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 26, 1932 (continued)

(12) G 1653
Rubble mastaba, small. The marks of two niches are in the east face. Uncovered pit A.
G 1653 A: Rock-cut. Depth .5 meters. Rubble and mud blocking in center of pit.

(13) G 1654
Rubble mastaba. Found pit A.
G 1654 A: Rubble built, against rock. Depth 1.36 meters. Chamber on west, open.

Sunday, March 27, 1932
Nineteenth day of work.

Work on:
(1) G 1233 A
(2) G 1601 A
(3) G 1636 A
(4) G 1639 A
(5) G 1642 A, B
(6) G 1643 A, B
(7) G 1646 B
(8) G 1647
(9) G 1649
(10) G 1651
(11) G 1652
(12) G 1653 A
(13) G 1655
(14) G 1656
(15) G 1657 A

(1) G 1233
G 1233 A: Commenced clearance of debris for survey.

(2) G 1601
G 1601 A: Removed bones of body; nothing found.

(3) G 1636
G 1636 A: Opened door blocking. Found body in position, head north, lcsk.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 1639
G 1639 A: Opened blocking in pit. Body in position, head north.

[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
    03/26/1932; 03/27/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 16

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1601

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1636

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1639

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1642

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1643

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1646

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1649

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1651

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1652

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1653

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1654

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1655

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1656

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1657

    • 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."