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Sunday, April 24, 1932 (continued)

(6) G 1689
Masonry built south of G 1685. Niche in east wall. Found pit A.
G 1689 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Down 2.5 meters.

(7) G 1691
Masonry built. Found interior chapel 'a' and pit A, B, C.
G 1691 A: Mud brick built and rock cut. Down 3.5 meters.
G 1691 B: Mud brick built and rock cut. Depth 4.05 meters.
G 1691 C: Mud brick built and rock cut. Depth 2.9 meters. Chamber on north (i sealed with stones), and on east (ii small, open).

(8) G 1693
Masonry built. Found pits A and B.
G 1693 A: Rubble built and rock cut. Depth 3.5 meters. Chamber west sealed with stones. Pit broken through to pit B.
G 1693 B: Rubble built and rock cut. Depth 2.7 meters. Chamber east, sealed with stones.

(9) G 2100
G 2100 B: Down 8.65 meters. Drift sand.

Monday, April 25, 1932
Forty-third day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 30
8:30 - 12:00: 40
1:00 - 4:45: 45
total: 115

Work on:
(1) G 1683 D
(2) G 1685 B, C
(3) G 1688 A, Z
(4) G 1689 A
(5) G 1691
(6) G 1692
(7) G 1693 A, B
(8) G 2100 B

(1) G 1683
G 1683 D: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 1685
G 1685 B: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1685 C: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(3) G 1688
G 1688 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

[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
    04/24/1932; 04/25/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 1683

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1685

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1688

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1689

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1691

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1692

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1693

    • 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."