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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 30, 1932 (continued)

(9) G 1647
G 1647 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.
G 1647 B: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(10) G 1649
G 1649 A: Depth 2.3 meters. Removed bones of body, nothing found. Found in debris of pit below body, a stone ring. Pit has no chamber.

(11) G 1653
G 1653 B: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

(12) G 1659
G 1659 A: Depth 1.85 meters. Chamber south, sealed with stones.

(13) G 1662
Rubble mastaba. Two niche markings on east face.
G 1662 A: Depth .85 meters. Body, head west.
G 1662 B: Depth 1.6 meters. No chamber.

(14) G 1663
Mud brick mastaba. Two niches in east face. Cleared around.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, March 31, 1932
Twenty-second day of work.

Work on:
(1) G 1233 A
(2) G 1235 (north of)
(3) G 1621 B, C, D
(4) G 1622 A, B, C
(5) G 1634
(6) G 1637 A
(7) G 1645 A
(8) G 1648
(9) G 1653 B
(10) G 1659 A
(11) G 1665

(1) G 1233
G 1233 A: Clearing pit. Down 11 meters.

(2) G 1235 (north of)
Clearing northwards from G 1235 by railway.

(3) G 1621
G 1621 B: Depth 1 meter. Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1621 C: Depth .93 meters. Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1621 D: Depth .72 meters. Removed bones of body, nothing found.

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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
    03/30/1932; 03/31/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1621

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1622

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1634

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1637

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1645

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1649

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1653

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1659

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1662

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1663

    • 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."