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Thursday, March 24, 1932 (continued)

(3) G 1626 (continued)

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(4) G 1636
Clearing top of mastaba. Found pits A and B.

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G 1636 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Down 2.7 meters. Debris rubble and sand.
G 1636 B: Rubble built and rock-cut. Down 1.10 meters. Debris rubble and sand.

(5) G 1638
Built of rubble and mud (mastaba). Found two niches in east face.

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Friday, March 25, 1932
Seventeenth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1235 A
(2) G 1601 A
(3) G 1606 B
(4) G 1608 C, D
(5) G 1615
(6) G 1616
(7) G 1626 A
(8) G 1636 A, B
(9) G 1639 A
(10) G 1641
(11) G 1642
(12) G 1643
(13) G 1644

(1) G 1235
G 1235 A: Down 9.9 meters. Chamber on south, open.

(2) G 1601
G 1601 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, tcsk, head north, skull broken and bones very fragile.

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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
    03/24/1932; 03/25/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1601

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1606

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1608

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1615

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1616

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1626

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1636

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1638

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1639

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1641

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1642

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1643

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1644

    • 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."