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Monday, March 7, 1932 (continued)

(1) G 1221
G 1221 A: Depth 8.75 meters, no chamber.
G 1221 B: Clearing pit and chamber.

(2) G 1223
G 1223 A: Clearing pit and chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 1225
G 1225 A: Clearing pit and chamber. Found in debris: base fragment of alabaster jar [32-3-1].

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 1227
G 1227 A: Clearing pit and chamber.

(5) North of G 1235
Clearing northern part of area to provide dumping place. Uncovered parts of rock cut tomb entrances.

Tuesday, March 8, 1932
Day of rest.

Wednesday, March 9, 1932
Third day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1221 B
(2) G 1227 A
(3) G 1601

(1) G 1221
G 1221 B: Cleared pit and chambers, pit descends further.

(2) G 1227
G 1227 A: Clearing pit and chamber.

(3) G 1601
Mud and rubble mastaba, broken in places. Two mud niches on east face. Found in debris east of mastaba, small offering [basin] [32-3-2] and flint fragment [32-3-3].

Thursday, March 10, 1932
Fourth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1221 B
(2) G 1227 A
(3) G 1602
(4) G 1603
(5) G 1604
(6) G 1605

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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
    03/07/1932; 03/08/1932; 03/09/1932; 03/10/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 1221

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1223

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1601

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1602

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1603

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1604

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1605

    • 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."