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Wednesday, April 20, 1932 (continued)

(5) G 1678
G 1678 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(6) G 1679
Clearing mastaba. Rubble built. Over this mastaba, a later wall has been built on debris. Found pits A and B.
G 1679 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 1.6 meters. Small chamber on west, open. Found in debris: limestone headrest, crude form, - fragment of wall relief.
G 1679 B: Rubble built. Depth 1.22 meters. No chamber.

(7) G 1681
Masonry built. Clearing debris of drift sand. An interior chapel 'a', has a north door. Traces of relief on the false door, of seated figures of a man and woman, and (below) a man standing. No inscription legible. Roof stones missing, except one. Found in debris: fragment of inscribed limestone (small).

(8) G 1682
Mud brick and rubble mastaba north of G 1676. Cleared sand and rubble debris. Found pit A.
G 1682 A: Mud built and rock-cut. Depth 2.36 meters. No chamber.

(9) G 2100
G 2100 B: Depth 3.45 meters.


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  • 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
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1678

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1679

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1681

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1682

    • 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."