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Wednesday, March 16, 1932 (continued)

(1) G 1225
Searching top of mastaba for pit B.

(2) G 1611
G 1611 [B]: Opened door-blocking. Body in position, contracted on left side. Head to west.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1611 C: Opened door blocking. Body in position, contracted on left side, head to west.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1611 D: Opened door blocking. Body in position, contracted on left side, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 1612
G 1612 A: Opened door blockings of Rooms i and ii. Body in each room with head west.

(4) G 1614
Clearing east side of mastaba G 1614. This small mastaba has a small 'court' on the east side. Found in debris one small uninscribed basin [32-3-17].

(5) G 1615
Clearing mastaba. Two niches in east wall, behind the two on the outer wall. Small court built of rubble on the east side of the mastaba.

(6) G 1616
Clearing east face of mastaba. Small rubble 'court' on east side. Small limestone basin [32-3-40] in position in front of one niche.

(7) G 1618
Clearing Room 'a' of rock tomb. Found four pits.
G 1618 A: Rock cut, down .8 meters. Chamber west, sealed with mud brick.
G 1618 B: Rock cut, depth 1.45 meters. Chamber east, sealed, cemented block.
G 1618 C: Rock cut, depth 1.45 meters. Chamber east, sealed, cemented blocks
G 1618 D: Rock cut, down .7 meters. Chamber south, sealed, cemented block.

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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
    03/16/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1612

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1614

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1615

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1616

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1618

    • 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."