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Saturday, February 4, 1933 (continued)

(5) G 2347
G 2347 X [= G 5562 X]: Masonry built pit, rock-cut below, 2.5 meters square, off the southeast corner of G 2370. Debris: rubble, sand, dirty debris, and potsherds. Down 3.0 meters. Found in debris: three inscribed blocks of limestone, (two of a certain [TRANSLITERATION] [Sienakhet] [33-2-148] and one from a wall relief), part of red granite statuette, potsherds.

(6) G 5010
G 5010 B: Clearing pit and chamber. Depth 11.75 meters. Finished.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 5020
Found pit B.
G 5020 A: Down 6.60 meters; masonry pit and rock-cut. Chamber on west, open.
G 5020 B: Masonry and rock-cut pit. Down 1.80 meters; rubble and sand debris.

Sunday, February 5, 1933
Thirty-seventh day of work

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

Work on:
(1) G 2100 C
(2) G 2200 B [= G 5080]
(3) G 2342 Y [= G 5522]
(4) G 2347 X [= G 5562]
(5) G 5020 A, B

(1) G 2100
G 2100 C: Down 19.0 meters. Chamber on south.

(2) G 2200 [= G 5080]
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: Cleared debris from chamber. Found: alabaster jar lid, alabaster cup, fragments alabaster, one pot, two fragments mud sealings with part of raised inscription.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2342
G 2342 Y [= G 5522 Y]: Cleared bones of body; nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    02/04/1933; 02/05/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Sienakhet (in G 5562)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5522

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5562

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Sienakhet (in G 5562)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Sienakhet, [rn=f nfr] his good name Sienhathor. Limestone lintel (33-2-148) inscribed for Sienakhet, identified as [jrj pat HAtj-a tAjtj sAb TAtj jmj-r sSw (a) nswt jmj-r kAt (nbt) nt nswt Xrj-(tp) nswt mDH nswt (qdw) m prwj Hm-kA jmj-r wpwt jmj-r sSr xrp Smsw] hereditary prince, count, chief justice and vizier, overseer of royal document scribes, overseer of (all) royal works, royal chamberlain, royal architect in the two houses, ka-priest, overseer of commissions, overseer of linen, director of the followers; found displaced in G 5562 A.

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."