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Tuesday, January 31, 1933 (continued)

(3) G 2342
G 2342 X [= G 5522 X]: Mud-brick built pit, against south face of G 2370. Down 1.60 meters. Debris: rubble and fallen bricks.
G 2342 Y [= G 5522 Y]: Depth 5.0 meters. Debris: rubble and fallen bricks; chamber on east, sealed with rubble.

(4) G 2343
Masonry built mastaba with mud-brick inside, south of G 2370. Found pit A in center.
G 2343 A [= G 5511 A]: Mud-brick and rock-cut. Depth 3.80 meters; chamber on east, unsealed. Cleared, nothing found.

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(5) G 2344
Masonry built mastaba, south of G 2370. Found pit A.
G 2344 A [= G 5521 A]: Mud-brick and rock-cut. Depth 4.40 meters; chamber on south, unsealed. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) South of G 2370
Clearing area of debris. Found: fragment alabaster statuette, fragment alabaster, fragment incised limestone, three mud jar seals unimpressed.

(7) G 5110
Clearing top of mastaba for other pits.
G 5110 A: In chamber: rubble and dirty debris. Rock-cut depression in floor. Nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 5230
G 5230 A: In chamber; clearing debris.

Wednesday, February 1, 1933
Thirty-fourth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars emptied: 86

Work on:
(1) G 2100 C
(2) G 2200 B [= G 5080]
(3) G 2342 W, Y, Z [= G 5520 & G 5522]
(4) G 2370 south of
(5) G 5110
(6) G 5230 A

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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
    01/31/1933; 02/01/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5521

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5522

    • 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."