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Wednesday, February 1, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2100
G 2100 C: Down 15.30 meters; debris of fallen blocks and rubble.

(2) G 2200 [= G 5080]
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: Clearing debris inside chamber; sand and rubble. Found in debris: head and shoulder of red granite seated statuette, fragment of hollow alabaster tube inscribed; four alabaster cups, two small jar lids alabaster, fragment alabaster cup, part of alabaster offering table, five fragments of small alabaster offering table, two fragments of alabaster canopic jars.

(3) G 2342
G 2342 W [= G 5520 W]: Mud-brick and rock-cut pit. Depth 4.50 meters. Chamber on north, sealed with stone slabs and rubble, intact.

G 2342 X [= G 5522 X]: Depth 4.60 meters. Chamber on west, no blocking, cleared, nothing found.


G 2342 Y [= G 5522Y]: Removed door-blocking. Body head north, photographing.

(4) South of G 2370
Clearing area north of southeast corner of G 2370. Rubble, sand, potsherds, mud-bricks.

(5) G 5110
Examined. No further pits.

(6) G 5230
G 5230 A: Found in debris of chamber: head of small painted limestone statuette. Cleared chamber.


Thursday, February 2, 1933
Thirty-fifth day of work

6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 20, 45, 50, [total] 115

Work on:
(1) G 2200 B [= G 5080]
(2) G 2100 C
(3) G 2345 A [= G 5523]
(4) G 2346 A [= G 5524]
(5) G 5010 A
(6) G 5020 A

(1) G 2200 [= G 5080]
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: There is now visible on the floor of chamber a large slab of fine limestone or alabaster, 208 x 78 cm, inscribed with a single line of offering formula, titles and name of Seshem-Nefer the remainder of the slab being covered by tabulated offering list. The slab is in two halves, joined by cement, and appears to be cemented

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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
    02/01/1933; 02/02/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5522

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5523

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5524

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5080. Pillars and jambs of court entrance and north and south false doors inscribed for Seshemnefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw a nswt Hrj-sStA n wDt-mdw nb nt nswt jmj-r kAt nb nswt sS Xrt-a nswt sS a nswt n sbAjt nswt Hrj-sStA n Xrt-a nswt jmj-r (pr) aHAw m prwj] overseer of royal document scribes, secretary of every royal decree, overseer of all royal works, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe of the royal instructors, secretary of the royal document-case, overseer of (the house of) weapons in the two houses; also appears in chapel relief (west, south, and east walls); in situ in G 5080. Red granite sarcophagus (33-4-19 = Cairo JE 60541) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found in situ in G 5080 B.

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."