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Saturday, April 2, 1932 (continued)

(9) G 1658
Clearing part of mastaba to uncover Pit A.
G 1658 A: rock cut. Depth .90 meters. Chamber north, sealed with stones.

(10) G 1659
G 1659 A: Removed bones of body; nothing found.

(11) G 1665
Removed door blocking, for photograph.

(12) G 1666
Removed part of mastaba to uncover Pit A.
G 1666 A: Rock cut. Depth 1.15 meters. Chamber on north, sealed with mudbrick.

Sunday, April 3, 1932.
Twenty-fifth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:00 - 8:00: 3
8:30 - 12:00: 67
1:00 - 4:45: 65
total: 169

Work on:
(1) G 1233 A
(2) G 1235 (west of)
(3) G 1608 C
(4) G 1644 A
(5) G 1647 A
(6) G 1658 A
(7) G 1661
(8) G 1666 A
(9) G 1667
(10) G 1668

(1) G 1233
G 1233 A: Depth 14.05 meters. Commenced clearing chamber.

(2) West of G 1235
Uncovered mastabas G 1667 and G 1668. Found in debris fragments of inscribed limestone.

(3) G 1608
G 1608 C: Removed bones of body. No wood underneath bones.. The "coffin" is evidently only a cover, without bottom, placed over the body.

(4) G 1644
G 1644 A: Removed door blocking. Body in position, head to north, contracted.

[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
    04/02/1932; 04/03/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1644

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1658

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1659

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1661

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1666

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1667

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1668

    • 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."