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Sunday, January 1, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2120
G 2120 A: Down 10.20 meters. Found in debris: small alabaster model dish, two fragments of large alabaster bowl, potsherds.

(2) G 2130
G 2130 A: Clearing chamber. Removed fragments of sarcophagus.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2140
Searching top of mastaba for pit B

(4) G 2150
Searching top of mastaba for pit A. Found in debris: fragment of alabaster statuette [33-1-2]. Found pit A.
G 2150 B: Down 10.20 meters. Found in debris: fragment of alabaster statuette [33-1-1].

(5) G 2160
G 2160 A: Down 10.10 meters. Found small rock-cutting in pit side.

(6) G 2220
G 2220 C: Down 19.65 meters.

Paid workmen.

Monday, January 2, 1933
Ninth day of work, fifth of Ramadan

Work:
6:00 - 4:00

Work on:
(1) G 2120 A
(2) G 2150 A, B
(3) G 2160 A
(4) G 2220 C

(1) G 2120
G 2120 A: Down 11.0 meters; bottom level of stones in pit, below which is rubble. Chambers on south, with one large blocking stone broken at east side. Found in debris: two fragments, large alabaster bowl, fragments pot.

(2) G 2150
G 2150 A: Masonry built and rock-cut. Down 2.60 meters; sand and rubble and stones, debris. Found: fragment alabaster statuette [33-1-4].
G 2150 B: Depth 11.52 meters; rock bottom, no lower chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2160
G 2160 A: Down 11.50 meters. Chamber on south, open, full of debris.

(4) G 2220
G 2220 C: Down 20.80 meters.

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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
    01/01/1933; 01/02/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2120

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2140

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2160

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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."