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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, March 22, 1932
Day of rest.

Wednesday, March 23, 1932
Fifteenth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1235 A
(2) G 1601 A
(3) G 1608 B, C
(4) G 1615 A
(5) G 1621 A
(6) G 1635
(7) G 1636
(8) G 1637
(9) G 1225 B

(1) G 1235
G 1235 A: Rock cut pit, with masonry above. Previously cleared to 6.5 meters. Down 7.45 meters. Debris rubble, sand and dirty debris.

(2) G 1601
G 1601 A: Depth 2.85 meters. Chamber north, sealed with mud brick.

(3) G 1608
G 1608 B: Depth 3.3 meters. Chamber west, open, cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1608 C: Depth 5.8 meters. Chamber south, sealed with stones.

(4) G 1615
G 1615 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 2.5 meters. Chamber west, open, cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 1621
G 1621 A: Rubble built and mud brick; rock-cut below. Depth 1.9 meters. Chamber east, open, cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 1635
Rubble and mud built. Two niches in east face. Small rubble court on east side.

(7) G 1636
Rubble and mud brick mastaba. Two niches in east face. In front of the southern niche a small limestone offering basin inscribed [32-3-38, inscribed for Merernisut]. A small court against the east face built of mud brick.

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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
    03/22/1932; 03/23/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Merernisut (G 1636)

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1601

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1615

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1621

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1635

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1636

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1637

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Merernisut (G 1636)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1636. Limestone offering basin (32-3-38) inscribed for Merernisut, identified as [mDH wjA smsw wxrt] ship's carpenter, elder of the dockyard; found in situ in G 1636.

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."