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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1177

Wednesday, April 27, 1932 (continued)

(2) G 1688
G 1688 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1688 Z: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(3) G 1691
G 1691 C: Removed one roof stone from chamber which has black painted inscription, part of offering formula, no name legible.
G 1691 D: Mud built and rock-cut. Depth 1.9 meters. Chamber west sealed with stones. Opened blocking. Body in position.

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(4) G 1692
G 1692 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(5) G 1693
G 1693 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(6) G 2100
G 2100 B: Down 12.4 meters. Drift sand.
G 2100 E: Depth 7.35 meters. No chamber.
G 2100 F: Depth 4 meters. No chamber.

(7) G 2210
Clearing north face of mastaba for survey.

Thursday, April 28, 1932
Forty-fifth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):

Work on:
(1) G 1687 Z, Y
(2) G 1691 D
(3) G 2100 B, D
(4) G 2210

(1) G 1687
G 1687 Z: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

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G 1687 Y: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

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microfilm: end page 1177

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
    04/27/1932; 04/28/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 1687

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1688

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1691

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1692

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1693

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2210

    • 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."