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Tuesday, March 14, 1933
Day of Rest

Wednesday, March 15, 1933
Sixty-ninth day of work, third of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30

Work on:
(1) G 2342 [= G 5520] east of
(2) G 2358 D [= G 5540]

(1) East of G 2342 [= G 5520]
Clearing debris of sand and rubble over area east of mastaba. Uncovered lower part of chapel.

(2) G 2358
Clearing top of mastaba; found fragment of wall relief (limestone), faience beads, two flints, two small pots painted in red and black.

G 2358 D: Rubble and rock-cut pit. Two chambers, one on south, open, roof broken; second on east, cut in rock, open. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, March 16, 1933
Seventieth day of work, fourth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 3:45

Work on:
(1) G 2342 [= G 5520] east of

(1) East of G 2342 [= G 5520]
Clearing area. Uncovered masonry of a chapel room.

Men received pay.

Friday, March 17, 1933
Seventy-first day of work, fifth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30

Work on:
(1) G 2342 [= G 5520] east of, 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e'

(1) G 2342 [= G 5520]
Uncovered four rooms, 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e'

[ILLUSTRATION]

Room 'b' outside entrance to interior chapel 'a'; masonry built. Openings in east wall to rooms 'e' and 'd', mud floor.
Room 'c' masonry, south of room 's'. A serdab is north of this room and a door to room 'd'.
Room 'd' masonry.
Room 'e' east of room 'b'; masonry.

Saturday, March 18, 1933
Seventy-second day of work, sixth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30

Work on:
(1) G 2341 B [= G 5540]
(2) G 2342 A, c, e [= G 5520]
(3) G 2358 E [= G 5542]

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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
    03/14/1933; 03/15/1933; 03/16/1933; 03/17/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5540

    • 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."