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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1235

Thursday, March 2, 1933 (continued)

(4) East of G 2370
Clearing rock surface; nothing found.

(5) G 4940
G 4940 B: In chamber; clearing rubble and sand.

Friday, March 3, 1933
Fifty-ninth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: __

Work on:
(1) G 2100 'a'
(2) G 2103 Y
(3) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(4) G 2370 east of
(5) G 4940 B

(1) G 2100
G 2100 a: Clearing sand and fallen stones from interior chapel of mastaba.

(2) G 2103
G 2103 Y: In chamber; cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street. Found in debris: fragment inscribed limestone.

(4) East of G 2370
Clearing rock surface. Found in debris: five fragments limestone, fragment alabaster, fragment diorite lid and flints.

(5) G 4940
G 4940 B: In chamber. Rock-cut coffin in floor, on west side, north to south. Red survey lines on ceiling.

Saturday, March 4, 1933
Sixtieth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: __

Work on:
(1) G 2100 'a'
(2) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(3) G 2342 [= G 5520] top of
(4) G 2370 east of
(5) G 4940 B

(1) G 2100
G 2100 'a': Clearing deep debris from chapel.

(2) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street, nothing found.

(3) G 2342 [= G 5520]
Clearing debris of rubble from top of mastaba.

(4) East of G 2370
Clearing rock surface. Found in debris: fragments alabaster, five flint fragments.

microfilm: end page 1235

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
    03/02/1933; 03/04/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2103

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • 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."