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Wednesday, April 15, 1915

G 4320
Finished chamber to west in G 4320.
Cleared streets north and west of G 4320, continuing to northeast and north of G 4220.

G 4220
Work continued on pit G 4220 to a depth of about 15 meters.

Thursday, April 16, 1914

North of G 4220
Work on debris north of G 4220 stopped.

Between G 4520 and G 4420
Causeway removed from between G 4520 and G 4420, and debris (sand) being taken away.

G 4220
Chamber exposed to west in G 4220 at a depth of about 15.5 meters.

Friday, April 17, 1914

G 4220
Pit G 4220 finished.

West of G 4520
Work continued on sand west of G 4520.

Saturday, April 18, 1914

West of G 4520, G 4420
Work continued removing debris west of G 4520 at south end and exposing inscribed relief [stela of Tetu] on east face of G 4420.

Sunday, April 19, 1914

G 4411
Same as yesterday, exposing a doorway and room from the east face of G 4411. Lintel marked "1843".

G 4520
Top of G 4520 being cleared of debris.

Monday, April 20, 1914
Men's day off.

Tuesday, April 21, 1914

South and west of G 4520
Sand south of G 4520 being removed, and street west of G 4520 finished.


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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
    04/15/1914 through 04/21/1914
  • Mentioned on page
    Tetu (G 4420)
  • Author
    Louis Caulton West, American, 1882–1972

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 4220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4320

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4411

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4420

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Tetu (G 4420)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 4420. Stela inscribed for Tetu, depicting figures of Tetu and wife (unnamed) seated at offering table (facing right) and figures of Neferseshemka, his wife Perenka, and third effaced figure of [...]nedjemib (name only partially preserved) (facing left); found in situ on east face of G 4420. Possibly same individual depicted on north door jamb in G 4411.

Modern People

  • Louis Caulton West

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1882–1972
    • Remarks Worked on the MFA-Harvard expedition from 1912-1914 according to the preface of George A. Reisner's, "A History of the Giza Necropolis, Vol I." Harvard graduate, c.1912.