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20-2-1933. STATE OF EXCAVATIONS. February 20, 1933

G 2102.
Small mud-brick mastaba in street east of G 2100. Pits A and Z found. Pit A cleared, has small chamber on north roofed with stone slabs, nothing found. Pit Z has very small chamber on west, nothing found.

G 2340 A [= G 5480 A].
Down 5.85 metres. Wind-blown sand and rubble debris.

G 4940 A.
Pit and lower chamber cleared: nothing found. Depth 20.45 metres. Chamber on south, unfinished and rough. The upper chamber is also on the south and now being cleared.

G 4940 B.
Down 13.60 metres. Rubble and sand debris.

G 5020 B.
Finished clearing pit and chamber. Nothing found. Chamber small on south.


  • 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
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2102

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • 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."