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Monday, March 27, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2347 (continued)
G 2347 C [= G 5551 C]: Mud-brick and rock-cut. Depth 3.90 meters. Chamber open on west. Found in debris: parts of scribe's palette of wood, with places for red and black color [33-3-44a].

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2357
G 2357 A [= G 5554 A]: Depth 4.75 meters. Chamber open on east. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, March 28, 1933
Day of Rest

Wednesday, March 29, 1933
Eightieth day of work, fourteenth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 31

Work on:
(1) G 2347 A [= G 5551]
(2) G 2359 [= G 5552] east of

(1) G 2347
Clearing top of mastaba; found pit A. Cleared mastaba, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2347 A [= G 5551 A]: Mud-brick and rubble, and rock-cut. Down 2.50 meters. Chamber on west, sealed with stones and mud.

(2) East of G 2359 [= G 5552]
Clearing area east of mastaba. Uncovered pits.

Thursday, March 30, 1933
Eighty-first day of work, fifteenth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 3:45
Cars: 23

Work on:
(1) G 2200 B [= G 5080]
(2) G 2347 A [= G 5551]
(3) G 2357 east of

(1) G 2200 [= G 5080]
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: Remove remaining half of red granite seated statuette, and one alabaster cup, and fragment: inscribed mud sealing.

(2) G 2347
G 2347 A [= G 5551 A]: Depth 3.65 meters.

(3) East of G 2357
Clearing area.

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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
    03/27/1933; 03/28/1933; 03/29/1933; 03/30/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5552

    • 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."