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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, April 11, 1932
Thirty-second day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 39
8:30 - 12:00: 72
1:00 - 4:45: 63
total: 174

Work on:
(1) G 1233 (west of)
(2) G 1673 Z
(3) G 1675
(4) G 2110

(1) West of G 1233
Clearing between G 1233 and G 1235. Uncovered masonry mastaba G 1675.

(2) G 1673
Clearing top of mastaba. Found in debris: two fragments of a small inscribed brick of limestone, roughly inscribed and mostly illegible. Found pits A, B, C, D.
G 1673 Z: Removed roof stones of chamber and body, nothing found.

(3) G 1675
Masonry mastaba, with niches in east face, and an exterior corridor chapel 'a' on the east side. Found pits A, B, Z.
Room 'a': Two niches in west wall.
G 1675 A: Masonry and rock-cut. Down 1.9 meters.
G 1675 B: Masonry and rock-cut. Down 1.8 meters.
G 1675 Z: Masonry built. Depth 1.7 meters. Small open chamber on west in lower masonry of G 1235.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2110
Clearing on top of mastaba.

Tuesday, April 12, 1932
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 13, 1932
Thirty-third day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 25
8:30 - 12:00: 50
1:00 - 4:45: 45
total: 120

Work on:
(1) G 1235 'a', 'b', 'c'
(2) G 1673
(3) G 1674
(4) G 1675 A, B
(5) G 2110

(1) G 1235
G 1235 'a', 'b', 'c'. Mud brick rooms on the east side of G 1235 at its south end.

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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
    04/11/1932; 04/12/1932; 04/13/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1673

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1674

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1675

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2110

    • 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."