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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, December 29, 1932 (continued)

(2) G 2130 (continued)
G 2130 A (continued): two flint knife fragments [32-12-4, 32-12-5]; part of large mud sealing with parts of several impressions [32-12-6], one of a Horus name; fragment alabaster.

(3) G 2140
G 2140 A: Masonry pit, rock-cut below. Depth 6.75 meters; wind-blown sand. Chamber open on south, with few of lower stones of door-blocking in position. Bones of body disturbed inside.

(4) G 2150
G 2150 B: Down 4.75 meters; rubble and sand debris. Chamber on north. Found in debris: small fragment of fine alabaster statuette [32-12-3].

(5) G 2220
G 2220 B: Down 7.0 meters; debris rubble and few potsherds. Left until pit C is available for dumping.

G 2220 C: Down 15.90 meters; wind-blown sand.

Friday, December 30, 1932
Sixth day of work, second of Ramadan

Work:
6:30 - 4:00

Work on:
(1) G 2120 A
(2) G 2140 A
(3) G 2150 B
(4) G 2160 A
(5) G 2170 A
(6) G 2220 C

(1) G 2120
G 2120 A: Down 8.40 meters; rubble and stone blocks in debris. The 'portcullis' groove in this pit only goes down to rock level.

(2) G 2140
G 2140 A: Clearing debris from chamber. Room is rough, with a 'mastaba' on the west side. Found in debris: bones of body disturbed and broken, broken pot (large, two-handled).

[ILLUSTRATION]

The chapel of G 2140, the reliefs are unfinished, and no name occurs.

(3) G 2150
G 2150 B: Down 6.80 meters; rubble and sand debris, with clean rubble below the level of chamber I, beyond which the pit descends. Cleared room I, nothing found.

(4) G 2160
G 2160 A: Masonry built pit, rock-cut below. Down 7.60 meters; wind-blown sand debris.
This mastaba has no chapel visible.

(5) G 2170
G 2170 A: Removed remains of mud-brick door-blocking and cleared chamber. Found in debris: fragment alabaster vessel, fragments wood and potsherds. Cleared chamber.

[ILLUSTRATION]

This mastaba has no chapel visible.

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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
    12/29/1932; 12/30/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2120

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2140

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2150

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2160

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2170

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • 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."