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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, December 30, 1932 (continued)

(6) G 2220
G 2220 C: Down 17.15 meters; wind-blown sand.

The chapel of this mastaba has unfinished reliefs, and no name occurs.

Saturday, December 31, 1932
Seventh day of work, third day of Ramadan

Work:
6:30 - 16:00

Work on:
(1) G 2130 and A
(2) G 2120 A
(3) G 2140
(4) G 2150 and B
(5) G 2160 A
(6) G 2220 C

(1) G 2130
The chapel of this mastabas of fine white limestone, very badly destroyed. In the central panel of the chapel niche, at its top remains: [GLYPHS]

[Drawing of G 2130 A]
[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2120
G 2120 A: Down 9.40 meters; rubble and sand debris. Found in pit debris: alabaster model vessel, potsherds.

(3) G 2140
Clearing top of mastaba in search of pits.

(4) G 2150
Clearing top of mastaba in search of pits.
G 2150 B: Down 8.05 meters; rubble and stones debris.

(5) G 2160
G 2160 A: Down 9.10 meters; sand debris.

(6) G 2220
G 2220 C: Down 18.40 meters; sand debris.

Sunday, January 1, 1933
Eighth day of work, fourth day of Ramadan

Work:
6:30 - 5:45

Work on:
(1) G 2120 A
(2) G 2130 A
(3) G 2140
(4) G 2150 and B
(5) G 2160 A
(6) G 2220 C

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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
    12/30/1932; 12/31/1932; 01/01/1933
  • 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

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."