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Thursday, February 2, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2200 [= G 5080] (continued)
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B] (continued): around the edges, although it is not yet clear whether it is cemented to the floor or to the masonry. Photographing.


1. large uninscribed limestone sarcophagus.
2. red granite inscribed sarcophagus of Seshem-Nefer [Seshemnefer] [33-4-19].
3. inscribed offering slab.
4. empty and unfinished second chamber.
5. displaced lid of 2.
6. displaced and broken lid of 1.

Found in debris: ten alabaster model cups, three broken alabaster cups, one obsidian(?) cup, twelve fragments of alabaster table, three fragments large alabaster table.

(2) G 2100
G 2100 C: Down 16.40 meters.

(3) G 2345
Small mud-brick mastaba against south face of G 2370, with one pit. Found in top debris: limestone stele [33-2-121], roughly inscribed.
G 2345 A [= G 5523 A]: Mud-brick pit. Depth 3.20 meters; rubble and sand, chamber on east, roofed with stone slabs, no door-blocking. Cleared.


(4) G 2346
Small masonry mastaba against south face of G 2370, with one pit. Found in debris: eight pottery model jars, one model bowl.
G 2346 A [= G 5524 A]: Mud-brick and stone built pit, depth 3.56 meters. Chamber on east, open, rock-cut coffin in floor north to south. Clearing.

(5) G 5010
G 5010 A: Clearing pit and chamber for measurement. Depth 10.75 meters. Chamber rough and unfinished in bad rock.


Masonry built and rock-cut.

(6) G 5020
G 5020 A: Masonry built and rock-cut pit. Down 4.0 meters. Debris sand and rubble.

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  • 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
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5010

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5523

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5524

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5080. Pillars and jambs of court entrance and north and south false doors inscribed for Seshemnefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw a nswt Hrj-sStA n wDt-mdw nb nt nswt jmj-r kAt nb nswt sS Xrt-a nswt sS a nswt n sbAjt nswt Hrj-sStA n Xrt-a nswt jmj-r (pr) aHAw m prwj] overseer of royal document scribes, secretary of every royal decree, overseer of all royal works, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe of the royal instructors, secretary of the royal document-case, overseer of (the house of) weapons in the two houses; also appears in chapel relief (west, south, and east walls); in situ in G 5080. Red granite sarcophagus (33-4-19 = Cairo JE 60541) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found in situ in G 5080 B.

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."