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Friday, March 18, 1932 (continued)

(1) G 1225
G 1225 A: Clearing debris of stones from mastaba filing from above pit.

(2) G 1612
G 1612 A: Removed bodies from Rooms i and ii. Nothing found.

(3) G 1614
G 1614 A: Cleared the small mud 'buttress' against east face of mastaba; debris, sand and potsherds. Uncovered body of small child on remains of a circular basket or mat.

(4) G 1618
G 1618 A: Removed body of child (No. i). Cleared remainder of this pit. Depth 1.56 meters. Uncovered sealed chamber on west, with rubble and cement door blocking.
G 1618 C: Removed body. Nothing found.
G 1618 D: Removed body. Nothing found.

(5) G 1623
Clearing debris of sand and rubble on top of this mastaba. Uncovered pit A.
G 1623 A: Mud brick built above, rock cut below. Depth 1.8 meters. Chamber east, open. Found in pit debris fragments of a bowl of R.P. [red polished] with recurved rim. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 1625
Clearing on top of mastaba. Found pit A.
G 1625 A: Rubble built, rock cut below. Depth 2.26 meters. Chamber on south, sealed with mud bricks.

(7) G 1626
Mud brick mastaba. Two niches in east face. Found pit A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, March 19, 1932
Twelfth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1225 B
(2) G 1627
(3) G 1628 A
(4) G 1629 A
(5) G 1631 A
(6) G 1632 A

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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
    03/18/1932; 03/19/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1612

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1614

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1618

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1625

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1626

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1627

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1628

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1629

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1631

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1632

    • 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."