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microfilm: begin page 1169

Thursday, April 21, 1932
Thirty-ninth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 35
8:30 - 12:00: 55
1:00 - 4:45: 60
total: 150

Work on:
(1) G 1673 B
(2) G 1674 C, D
(3) G 1677 A
(4) G 1679 Z
(5) G 1681
(6) G 1683
(7) G 1684
(8) G 1685
(9) G 2100 B

(1) G 1673
G 1673 B: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(2) G 1674
G 1674 C: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1674 D: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(3) G 1677
G 1677 A: Removed bones of body (bones decayed).

(4) G 1679
G 1679 Z: Depth .72 meters. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 1681
Clearing top of mastaba, found pits A, B, C, D.
[ILLUSTRATION]
G 1681 A: Rubble built, and rock-cut. Down 1.9 meters.
G 1681 B: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 4.55 meters. Chamber east sealed with stones.
G 1681 C: Rubble built and rock-cut. Down 2.6 meters.
G 1681 D: Rubble built and rock-cut. Down 1.25 meters. Chamber east, open (through to pit A) - pit D continues down. Found in pit debris: faience amulet and bead.

(6) G 1683
Masonry built, south of G 1681. Found pits A and B.
G 1683 A: Mud built. Depth 1.84 meters. Chamber east, sealed with stones.
G 1683 B: Mud and rubble built. Depth 1.65 meters. Chamber east, sealed with mud bricks. Opened. Body in position, head east.

[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
    04/21/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 1673

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1674

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1677

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1679

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1681

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1683

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1684

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1685

    • 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."