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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 22, 1932 (continued)

(2) G 1683 (continued)
G 1683 C: Rubble built. Depth 1.35 meters. No chamber.

(3) G 1685
G 1685 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north. Found in debris: nine carnelian ball beads, three faience barrel beads.

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(4) G 1686
Masonry mastaba south of G 1681. Found pits A and B.
G 1686 A: Rubble built. Depth 1.05 meters. No chamber.
G 1686 B: No begun yet.

(5) G 2100
G 2100 B: Down 6.05 meters. Sand debris.

Saturday, April 23, 1932
Forty-first day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 24
8:30 - 12:00: 35
1:00 - 4:45: 30
total: 89

Work on:
(1) G 1681 A, B, C, D
(2) G 1683 B, D
(3) G 1685
(4) G 1686 B
(5) G 1687
(6) G 1688
(7) G 2100 B

(1) G 1681
G 1681 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north. Removed bones, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1681 B: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1681 C: 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
    04/22/1932; 04/23/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1683

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1685

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1686

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1687

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1688

    • 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."