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Saturday, February 25, 1933 (continued)

(2) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing west of mastaba.

(3) G 2340
G 2340 A [= G 5480 A]: In chamber. Two red-line marks on roof of chamber. Found in debris: limestone jar, broken; lid of jar.

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(4) G 2349
G 2349 E [= G 5530 E]: Removed lid of coffin. Bones in position, head north, and debris. Cleared debris.

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(5) East of G 2370
Clearing line of water channel draining Pyramid area. Found in debris: fragment alabaster statue, three fragments statuette, fragment inscribed limestone. The water channel is cut in the rock, one meter wide, and 60 cm deep, in which are the remains of the built channel of small stones. This channel has been cut into by several later pits and tombs.

(6) G 4940
G 4940 B: Down 18.50 meters.

Sunday, February 26, 1933
Fifty-fifth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30

Work on:
(1) G 2103 F
(2) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(3) G 2348 C, E [= G 5510]
(4) G 2349 A, E [= G 5530]
(5) G 2356 B
(6) G 2370 east of
(7) G 4940 B

(1) G 2103
Found pit Y south of mastaba. Cleared area.

G 2103 F: Depth 3.30 meters. Cleared, nothing found.

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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
    02/25/1933; 02/26/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 2103

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5510

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5530

    • 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."