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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 1200

Tuesday, January 10, 1933
Day of Rest, thirteenth day of Ramadan

Wednesday, January 11, 1933
Sixteenth day of work, fourteenth of Ramadan

Work:
6:30 - 4:00

Work on:
(1) G 2180
(2) G 2190
(3) G 2200 [= G 5080]
(4) G 2220 C
(5) G 2300 B [= G 5190]

(1) G 2180
Searching for pit B, if any.

(2) G 2190
Searching for pit B, if any.

(3) G 2200 [= G 5080]
Searching for further pits, if any. Found pits B and C.
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: Commenced clearing pit. Masonry built in south half of mastaba. Rubble, sand and stone blocks in debris.
G 2200 C [= G 5080 C]: Mud-brick lined pit, rock-cut below. Down 2.40 meters; sand and rubble debris.

(4) G 2220
G 2220 C: In chamber. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 2300
G 2300 B [= G 5190 B]: Clearing pit and chamber. Depth 10.60 meters; mud-brick, sand and rubble debris. Rock-cut coffin, 50 cm deep, in floor along west side of chamber. Small 'magazine' built of stones in southeast corner, door-blocking remaining to full height on west half of doorway.

microfilm: end page 1200

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
    01/10/1933; 01/11/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5090

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5190

    • 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."