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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 18, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2341
G 2341 B [= G 5540 Z]: Opened door-blocking of chamber. Bones of body, head north. Photographed.

(2) G 2342
G 2342 A [= G 5520 A]: Clearing chamber and rock-cut coffin. Found in chamber debris: faience beads, limestone vessel, granite pounder.

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G 2342 rooms 'c' 's': Cleared to rubble floor.
G 2342 room 'e': Clearing.

(3) G 2358
G 2358 E [= G 5542 A]: Opened door-blocking. Bones of body, head north, partly buried in waterborne debris. Photographed.

Sunday, March 19, 1933
Seventy-second day of work, sixth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30

Work on:
(1) G 2341 B [= G 5540]
(2) G 2342 D, e [= G 5520]

(1) G 2341
G 2341 B [= G 5540 Z]: Cleaned up body and debris.

(2) G 2342
G 2342 D [= G 5520 D]: Cleared bones of body. Found in debris: many faience cylinder beads etc., of a garment(?).

G 2342 room 'e': Found below rubble, a masonry wall running east and west. Found in debris: fragment of limestone figure, offering table of limestone, fragment inscribed limestone. Cleared.

Monday, March 20, 1933
Seventy-third day of work, seventh of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 7

Work on:
(1) G 2347 [= G 5551]

(1) G 2347 [= G 5551]
East of G 2342 [= G 5520] 'a' - 'e'. Masonry, rubble and mud built.

Tuesday, March 21, 1933
Day of Rest

Wednesday, March 22, 1933
Seventy-fourth day of work, eighth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 44

Work on:
(1) G 2341 B [= G 5540 Z]
(2) G 2357

(1) G 2341
G 2341 B [= G 5540 Z]: Cleared bones of body, 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
    03/18/1933; 03/19/2003; 03/20/1933; 03/21/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5540

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5554

    • 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."