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Sunday, February 26, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2103 (continued)
G 2103 Y: Against mastaba G 2100. Down 2.0 meters

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

(3) G 2348
G 2348 C [= G 5510 C]: Cleared body.
G 2348 E [= G 5510 E]: Opened door-blocking. Body in position, head north, with remains of cloth.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 2349
G 2349 A [= G 5530 A]: Removed bones of body.
G 2349 E [= G 5530 E]: Removed bones of body.

(5) G 2356
G 2356 B: Mud-brick built pit. Down 3.0 meters.

(6) East of G 2370
Clearing area inside excavation boundary. Found: two small limestone objects, two faience beads, fragments alabaster, flint fragment.

(7) G 4940
G 4940 B: Down 19.40 meters. Found in debris: fragments alabaster vessels.

Monday, February 27, 1933
Fifty-sixth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: __

Work on:
(1) G 2103 Y
(2) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(3) G 2348 E [= G 5510]
(4) G 2356 B
(5) G 2370 east of
(6) G 4940 B

(1) G 2103
G 2103 Y: Depth 4.53 meters. Chamber on east, open.

(2) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street. Uncovered some rubble masonry, not yet clear.

(3) G 2348
G 2348 E [= G 5510 E]: Removed bones of body; nothing found.

(4) G 2356
G 2356 B: Depth 6.25 meters. Chamber on west, open.

(5) East of G 2370
Clearing debris on excavation boundary. Found: two fragments alabaster.

(6) G 4940
G 4940 B: Depth 20.60 meters. Chamber on south, open.

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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
    02/26/1933; 02/27/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2103

    • 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
  • G 5510

    • 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."