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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, April 18, 1932 (continued)

(1) G 1673
G 1673 B: Cleared bones of body, nothing found. Continued clearance of pit downwards. Depth 4.95 meters. Chamber ii on east, sealed with rubble.
G 1673 M: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(2) G 1674
G 1674 C: Opened door blocking. Rock-cut coffin, with lid of stone slabs.
G 1674 D: Depth 2.87 meters. Chamber west, sealed with stones.

(3) G 1675
G 1675 B: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(4) G 1676
G 1676 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 1677
Masonry mastaba north of G 1678. Uncovered pits A and Z. Small mastaba with one pit only.
G 1677 A: Masonry built and rock-cut. Depth 1.17 meters. Chamber west sealed with stones.
G 1677 Z: Commenced digging.

(6) G 1678
G 1678 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north. Fragments of decayed wood from coffin over body. Bones much broken by falls of rock.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 2100
G 2100 B: Large pit, masonry above, rock-cut below. Down 2.45 meters.

Tuesday, April 19, 1932
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 20, 1932
Thirty-eighth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 30
8:30 - 12:00: 45
1:00 - 4:45: 50
total: 125

Work on:
(1) G 1673 B, E
(2) G 1674 C, D
(3) G 1676 Z
(4) G 1677 A, Z
(5) G 1678 A
(6) G 1679
(7) G 1681
(8) G 1682
(9) G 2100 B

microfilm: end page 1166

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
    04/18/1932; 04/19/1932; 04/20/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 1673

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1674

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1675

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1676

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1677

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1678

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1679

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1681

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1682

    • 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."