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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, April 7, 1932 (continued)

(3) G 1668
G 1668 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found. Low 'mastaba' of rubble below and east of body on floor.

(4) G 1669
G 1669 A: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1669 Z: Opened door blocking. Body in position, head north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 1672
G 1672 A: Rubble built and rock-cut. Depth 2.09 meters. Chamber south, sealed with stones.

Friday, April 8, 1932
Twenty-ninth day of work.

Cars emptied (line XXII):
6:30 - 8:00: 39
8:30 - 12:00: 61
1:00 - 4:45: 55
total: 155

Work on:
(1) G 1233 (west of)
(2) G 1665
(3) G 1668 A
(4) G 1669 A, Z
(5) G 1672 A

(1) West of G 1233
Clearing debris of sand and limestone chips from between the north end of G 1233 and G 1235.

(2) G 1665
Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(3) G 1668
G 1668 A: Cleared chamber, nothing found.

(4) G 1669
G 1669 A: Removed bones of body, nothing found.
G 1669 Z: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(5) G 1672
G 1672 A: Removed door blocking. Body in position: [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
    04/07/1932; 04/08/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 1233

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1648+1665

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1668

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1669

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1672

    • 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."