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Thursday, February 23, 1933 (continued)

(2) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street west of G 2200 of sand and rubble debris.

(3) G 2340
G 2340 A [= G 5480 A]: Found in pit debris: two limestone jar lids (broken), six small alabaster vessels, fragments copper.

(4) G 2342 [= G 5520]
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered masonry chamber (serdab?), and door of chapel 'a', opening to east. Found in debris: two parts of lintel of owner (see page 1227).

(5) G 2349
G 2349 E [ = G 5530 E]: Rubble built. Depth 1.40 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with rubble.

(6) G 2356
G 2356 A: Depth 5.90 meters. Chamber on east, open.

(7) G 4940
G 4940 A: In chamber i. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4940 B: Down 16.70 meters.

Friday, February 24, 1933
Fifty-third day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 111

Work on:
(1) G 2103
(2) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(3) G 2340 A
(4) G 2342 T, U [= G 5520]
(5) G 2348 A, E [= G 5510 & G 5512]
(6) G 2349 A, Z [= G 5530]
(7) G 2356 A
(8) G 4940 B

(1) G 2103
Clearing debris over mastaba. Found pits C and D.
G 2103 C: Mud-brick and rock-cut. Down 2.0 meters.
G 2103 D: Mud-brick and rock-cut. Depth 2.80 meters. Chamber on east, open. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street west of mastaba. Debris 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
    02/23/1933; 02/24/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 2103

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2356

    • 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 5512

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • 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."