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Wednesday, February 15, 1933
Forty-fifth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:10
Cars: 28
Paid men.

Work on:
(1) G 2100 east of
(2) G 2370 east of
(3) G 4930 A
(4) G 5040 A

(1) East of G 2100
Clearing street debris.

(2) East of G 2370
Continued clearance of area.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 4930
G 4930 A: Cleared pit and chamber; depth 6.40 meters.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 5040
G 5040 A: Down 9.30 meters; rubble and sand debris. Chamber on west, open.

Thursday, February 16, 1933
Forty-sixth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars XXV: 100

Work on:
(1) G 2100 east of
(2) G 2370 south of
(3) G 4940 A, B
(4) G 5040 A

(1) East of G 2100
Clearing street debris. Uncovered mud-brick construction.

(2) South of G 2370
Clearing top of mastaba G 2342; found one large jar.

(3) G 4940
G 4940 A: Cleared pit and chamber. Depth 18.20 meters from earlier clearance. Down 19.60 meters; sand and rubble.

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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
    02/15/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4930

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • 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."