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Saturday, February 18, 1933
Forty-eighth day of work

Work suspended on account of wind and sand, except for half hour in the morning.

Sunday, February 19, 1933
Forty-ninth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 112

Work on:
(1) G 2102 A
(2) G 2340 A [= G 5480]
(3) G 2342 [= G 5520] west of
(4) G 4940 A, B

(1) G 2102
Uncovered, below pit A, part of chapel of G 2100.
G 2102 A: Mud-brick pit. Depth 1.30 meters; rubble and sand debris. Chamber on north, roofed with stones, no door-blocking. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2340
G 2340 A [= G 5480 A]: Down 5.85 meters; rubble and sand debris.

(3) West of G 2342 [= G 5520]
Clearing surface debris west of mastaba. Uncovered masonry of two small mastabas on the west face of G 2342. Found in debris: fragment inscribed limestone, part of limestone relief.

(4) G 4940
G 4940 A: Clearing pit and chamber i; sand and rubble debris.
G 4940 B: Down 14.20 meters; rubble, sand and fallen rock debris.

Monday, February 20, 1933
Fiftieth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 67

Work on:
(1) G 2102 north of
(2) G 2340 A [= G 5480]
(3) G 2342 T, U, V [= G 5520]
(4) G 2348 A, B, C, D, E [= G 5510 & G 5512]
(5) G 2349 A, B, C, Y, Z [= G 5530]
(6) G 4940 A, B

(1) North of G 2102
Clearing street north of G 2102. Uncovered part of another small mastaba. Found in debris: fragment of inscribed limestone (stele?).

(2) G 2340
G 2340 A [= G 5480 A]: Down 8.0 meters; sand and rubble. Chamber on south, not blocked.

(3) G 2342
G 2342 T [= G 5520 T]: Against west side of mastaba, masonry pit. Down 1.10 meters; sand and rubble debris.
G 2342 U [= G 5520 U]: Against west side of mastaba. Depth 1.86 meters; rubble built. Chamber on south, sealed with rubble.

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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
    02/18/1933; 02/19/1933; 02/20/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2102

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5510

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5512

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5530

    • 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."