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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, March 22, 1933 (continued)

(2) G 2357 [= G 5554]
Masonry mastaba east of G 2341 [= G 5540]. Clearing area. Two limestone niches in east face, the southern inscribed. Found in upper debris: two inscribed fragments of limestone, one is part of stele of [TRANSLITERATION] [Hy] [GLYPHS]

Thursday, March 23, 1933
Seventy-fifth day of work, ninth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 43

Work on:
(1) G 2357 'a' [= G 5554]
(2) G 2358 E [= G 5542]

(1) G 2357
Uncovered chapel 'a' and two pits A and B.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2357 chapel 'a' [= G 5554 'a']: Exterior masonry room. Found in debris: inscribed fragment limestone in two pieces. Cleared. The stone appears to be a top course of the east face of G 2357 and is of: [GLYPHS], his other titles are: [GLYPHS]

(2) G 2358
G 2358 E [= G 5542 A]: Cleared bones for photograph.

Friday, March 24, 1933
Seventy-sixth day of work, tenth of reduction

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 42

Work on:
(1) G 2357 A, B [= G 5554]
(2) G 2359 [= G 5552]

(1) G 2357
G 2357 A [= G 5554 A]: Mud-brick and rock-cut. Down 2.30 meters.
G 2357 B [= G 5554 B]: Mud-brick and rock-cut. Down 4.20 meters. Chamber open on east.

(2) G 2359 [= G 5552]
Masonry mastaba east of G 2342 [= G 5520] 'a' to 'e'. Clearing area.

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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
    03/22/1933; 03/24/1933
  • Mentioned on page
    Hy (G 5554)
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5552

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5554

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Hy (G 5554)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5554. Fragments of limestone lintel (33-3-41 + 33-3-42) inscribed for Hy, identified as [jrj pat HAtj-a tajtj sAb Tatj jmj-r kAt nbt nt nswt jmj-r sSw a nswt jmj-r Hwt-wrt sjsw jmj-r prwj-HD snDmjb n Dt=f jmj-r pr HqA Hwt jmj-xt Hmw-kA jmj-r sSr] hereditary prince, count, chief justice and vizier, overseer of all royal works, overseer of royal document scribes, overseer of the six great law-courts, overseer of the two treasuries of the funerary estate of Senedjemib, steward, chief of the estate, under-supervisor of ka-priests, overseer of linen; found in debris of G 5554, originally from over false door (lower part of false door in situ).

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."