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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, February 28, 1933
Day of Rest

Wednesday, March 1, 1933
Fifty-seventh day of work

Work:
wind and sandstorm
6:30 - 11:00
Cars: __

Work on:
(1) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(2) G 2356 B
(3) G 2370
(4) G 4940 B

(1) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street debris.

(2) G 2356
G 2356 B: Clearing chamber of rubble and sand.

(3) East of G 2370
Clearing debris on outskirts of excavation area.

(4) G 4940
G 4940 B: In chamber; clearing debris of rubble and sand.

Thursday, March 2, 1933
Fifty-eighth day of work

Work:
pay day
6:30 - 3:45
Cars: __

Work on:
(1) G 2100 east of
(2) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(3) G 2356 B
(4) G 2370 east of
(5) G 4940 B

(1) East of G 2100
Clearing street. Uncovered part of original mud-brick exterior chapel of G 2100, and the opening of the interior chapel (in Berlin).

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street debris.

(3) G 2356
G 2356 B: In chamber. 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
    02/28/1933; 03/01/1933; 03/02/1933;
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • 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."