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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, January 8, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2120
G 2120 A: In chamber, cutting in floor in southeast corner.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2150
G 2150 A: Depth 10.36 meters. Finished pit.

(3) G 2160
Clearing top of mastaba in search of further pits.

(4) G 2180
G 2180 A: Down 4.90; sand and rubble debris. Chamber on south.

(5) G 2220
G 2220 C: No chamber; rubble debris.

Monday, January 9, 1933
Fifteenth day of work, twelfth of Ramadan

Work:
6:30 - 4:00

Work on:
(1) G 2150 A
(2) G 2180 A
(3) G 2190 A
(4) G 2200 A [= G 5080]
(5) G 2220 C
(6) G 2300 A [= G 5190]
(7) G 2310 B [= G 5180]

(1) G 2150
G 2150 A: Removed debris from entrance to burial chamber, and photographed chamber. A sarcophagus, plain rectangular, lies overturned in the chamber; the lid being in a recess cut in the west wall. Sarcophagus looks like granite, with whitening material over the black stone.

(2) G 2180
G 2180 A: Depth 5.72 meters. Clearing pit and chamber, found in debris: broken pot, fragment inscribed limestone from wall relief.
[GLYPHS] i.e. part of [TRANSLITERATION]
Chamber is small and unlined.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 1198

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
    01/08/1933; 01/09/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 2120

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2160

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • 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."