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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1126

Monday, March 14, 1932 (continued)

(4) G 1609
G 1609 A: Removed door blocking. Bones and body in position, contracted, head to north.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 1609 B: Removed door-blocking, body, head north, contracted on left side. Found in debris four traditional offering jars. Cleared for photograph.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 1611
G 1611 D: Rock-cut, depth 2.73 meters. Chamber west, sealed with cemented stones.

(6) G 1613
Rubble and mud mastaba. Uncovered pits A and B.
G 1613 A: Rubble and rock-cut. Depth 2.1 meters. Cleared. No chamber.
G 1613 B: Depth .65 meters. Cleared, no chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 1614
Mud and rubble built mastaba. Four niches in east face

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 1615
Mud and rubble mastaba, small. Two niches in east face, with small limestone offering basins [32-3-44, 32-3-45] in position.

(9) G 1616
Mud and rubble mastaba, small. Two niches in east face.

(10) G 1617
Rubble mastaba.
G 1617 A: Depth 3.15 meters. Chamber north, open. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(11) G 1618
Door to north. Rock-cut tomb. Clearing sand debris.

Tuesday, March 15, 1932
Day of rest.

Wednesday, March 16, 1932
Ninth day of work.

Times: 6:30 - 4:45

Work on:
(1) G 1225
(2) G 1611 B, C, D
(3) G 1612 A
(4) G 1614
(5) G 1615
(6) G 1616
(7) G 1618
(8) G 1619
(9) G 1621
(10) G 1622
(11) G 1623

microfilm: end page 1126

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
    03/14/1932; 03/15/1932; 03/16/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 14

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1609

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1611

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1612

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1613

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1614

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1615

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1616

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1617

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1618

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1619

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1621

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1622

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1623

    • 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."