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Wednesday, February 22, 1933(continued)

(5) G 2349
G 2349 A [= G 5530 A]: Masonry of rock-cut pit. Depth 3.10 meters. Chamber on east, sealed with rubble.
G 2349 Z [= G 5530 Z]: Depth 2.80 meters. Chamber on east, sealed with stone slabs. The stele in the east face of G 2349 is:

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS]

(6) G 2356
South of G 2349. Masonry mastaba, of which some of the east face alone remains. Found pits A and B.
G 2356 A: Masonry and rock-cut. Down 3.45 meters; sand and rubble debris. Found in pit debris: fragment inscribed limestone (lintel fragment: no name).
G 2356 B: Not commenced.

(7) G 4940
G 4940 A: In upper chamber. Roughly cut and unfinished.
G 4940 B: Down 15.90 meters; rubble and sand debris.

Thursday, February 23, 1933
Fifty-second day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 85

Work on:
(1) G 2103 A, B
(2) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(3) G 2340 A [= G 5480]
(4) G 2342 [= G 5520]
(5) G 2349 E [= G 5530]
(6) G 2356 A
(7) G 4940 A, B

(1) G 2103
G 2103 A: Stone and mud built and rock-cut. Depth 3.10 meters. Chamber on east, open. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2103 B: Depth 3.45 meters. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    02/22/1933; 02/23/1933
  • Mentioned on page
    Memi (G 5530)
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2103

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5530

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Memi (G 5530)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5530. False door inscribed for Memi, identified as [Hm-nTr xwfw xntj-S pr-aA] priest of Khufu, palace attendant of the Great House; in situ in G 5530.

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."