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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.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(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.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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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
    02/02/1933
  • 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."