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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, April 1, 1932
Twenty-third day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 3:45

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:00 - 8:00: 40
8:30 - 12:00: 120
1:00 - 3:43: 97
total: 257

Work on:
(1) G 1233 A
(2) G 1235 (west of)
(3) G 1608 C

(1) G 1233
G 1233 A: Down 12 meters.

(2) G 1235
Clearing west face of mastaba G 1235, filling pits of mastabas G 2073 and G 2074.

(3) G 1608
G 1608 C: Waxed wood of coffin in pit C.

Saturday, April 2, 1932
Twenty-fourth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:00 - 8:00: 36
8:30 - 12:00: 70
1:00 - 4:45: 55
total: 161

Work on:
(1) G 1233 A
(2) G 1235 (west of)
(3) G 1608 C
(4) G 1634 A
(5) G 1644
(6) G 1645 A
(7) G 1646 A, B
(8) G 1647 A, B
(9) G 1658
(10) G 1659 A
(11) G 1665
(12) G 1666

(1) G 1233
G 1233 A: Down 12.79 meters. Chamber on south, open.

(2) G 1235
Clearing west face of G 1235. Found in debris: fragment of inscribed limestone.

(3) G 1608
G 1608 C: Removed wood of coffin and uncovered body.

(4) G 1634
G 1634 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(5) G 1644
Removed part of mastaba to uncover pit A.
G 1644 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 1.45 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with rubble.

(6) G 1645
G 1645 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(7) G 1646
G 1646 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1646 B: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(8) G 1647
G 1647 A: Removed bones of body, Room I, nothing found.
G 1647 B: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

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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
    04/01/1932; 04/02/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 12

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1634

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1644

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1645

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1646

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1647

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1658

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1659

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1666

    • 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."