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Saturday, March 25, 1933
Seventy-seventh day of work, eleventh of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 53

Work on:
(1) G 2357 B [= G 5554]
(2) G 2359 A [= G 5552]

(1) G 2357
G 2357 B [= G 5554 B]: Depth 4.68 meters. Rock-cut coffin in floor, north to south, without lid. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2359
Clearing top of mastaba. Found pit A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2359 A [= G 5552 A]: Mud-brick, rubble, and rock-cut. Down 3.0 meters.

Sunday, March 26, 1933
Seventy-eighth day of work, twelfth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 29

Work on:
(1) G 2347 [= G 5551]
(2) G 2357 A [= G 5554]
(3) G 2359 A [= G 5552]

(1) G 2347 [= G 5551]
Clearing top of mastaba. Uncovered one pit.

(2) G 2357
G 2357 A [= G 5554 A]: Down 3.50 meters.

(3) G 2359
G 2359 A [= G 5552 A]: Depth 4.0 meters. Chamber open on west; rock-cut coffin in floor, north to south, open. Found in chamber debris: alabaster jar, broken. Cleared.

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Monday, March 27, 1933
Seventy-ninth day of work, thirteenth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 9

Work on:
(1) G 2347 B, C [= G 5551]
(2) G 2357 A [= G 5554]

(1) G 2347
Clearing top of mastaba. Found pits B and C.

G 2347 B [= G 5551 B]: Mud-brick. Depth 1.30 meters. Chamber of mud-brick, open on south, nothing found.

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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
    03/25/1933; 03/26/1933; 03/27/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • 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."