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Saturday, February 11, 1933 (continued)

(2) East of G 2100
Clearing debris of rubble, sand and fallen blocks from street east of mastaba.

(3) G 4910
G 4910 B: Clearing pit and chamber. Depth 11.75 meters; sand and rubble.

(4) G 5020
G 5020 B: Down 12.80 meters; rubble debris. Chamber on south, with small break in door-blocking of stones and cement. Found in pit debris: fragment inscribed limestone of a [TRANSLITERATION] of unknown name.

(5) G 5040
G 5040 A: Down 3.20 meters; sand and rubble.

(6) G 5140
G 5140 A: Depth 5.30 meters; sand and rubble. Chamber on south, open. Found in chamber debris: fragment of black granite seated statuette of man. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, February 12, 1933
Forty-third day of work

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

Work on:
(1) G 2100 east of
(2) G 2370 east of
(3) G 4910 A, B
(4) G 5020 B
(5) G 5040 A

(1) East of G 2100
Clearing debris from street.

(2) East of G 2370
Clearing debris from area of northwest corner of Great Pyramid Pavement. Uncovered pit of a water drain channel.

(3) G 4910
G 4910 A: Cleared chamber and pit.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4910 B: Cleared chamber and pit.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 5020
G 5020 B: Depth 13.45 meters. Found: limestone cup. Photographed blocking.

(5) G 5040
G 5040 A: Down 5.90 meters; sand and rubble debris.

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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
    02/11/1933; 02/12/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4910

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5140

    • 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."