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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, March 17, 1932
Tenth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1225
(2) G 1606 B
(3) G 1609 A, B
(4) G 1611 B, C, D
(5) G 1618 A, B, C, D
(6) G 1624
(7) G 1625

(1) G 1225
Found the main pit (B) of this mastaba. The masonry of the pit only remains very little above rock-level, and the full depth of the mastaba filling is over it.

(2) G 1606
G 1606 B: Small pit, depth .55 meters. Debris of broken bricks, sand and potsherds. Body of very small child, head north. This burial was covered by the mud brick 'buttress' against the east face of mastaba G 1606.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 1609
G 1609 A: Removed bones of body, which is that of a man.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1609 B: Removed bones of body, which is of a woman.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 1611
G 1611 B: Removed bones of body [32-3-20], a man (wisdom-teeth only, one half grown).

[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
    03/17/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1606

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1609

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1618

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1624

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1625

    • 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."