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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, January 30, 1933 (continued)

(1) G 2100
G 2100 C: Down 13.55 meters; fallen blocks and rubble.

(2) G 2200 [= G 5080]
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: Down 17.40 meters; rubble and pebbles. Uncovered lower part of door-blocking stones (masonry). Clearing debris. Found in pit debris: alabaster model cup, two alabaster lids of canopic jar (broken), fragment of alabaster offering table.

(3) G 2342
G 2342 Y [= G 5522 Y]: Rubble and mud built pit, rock-cut below, against southern face of G 2370. Down 3.0 meters; rubble debris.
G 2342 Z [= G 5522 Z]: Same description and position as pit Y. Depth 2.80 meters. Chamber on west, unsealed. Cleared chamber; nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) South of G 2370
Clearing area. Found in surface debris: fragment inscribed limestone, with legs of walking figure incised, and a second fragment with head of figure and part of inscription, fragment limestone statuette head, fragment alabaster statue(ette?).

(5) G 5110
G 5110 A: Clearing pit and chamber. Masonry-built above, and rock-cut below. Depth 9.55 meters. Chamber on south.

(6) G 5230
G 5230 A: Clearing chamber. Found in debris: three fragments of limestone canopic jar.

Tuesday, January 31, 1933
Thirty-third day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30

Work on:
(1) G 2100 C
(2) G 2200 B [= G 5080]
(3) G 2342 Y, Z [= G 5522]
(4) G 2343 [= G 5511]
(5) G 2344 [= G 5521]
(6) G 2370 south of
(7) G 5110 A
(8) G 5230 A

(1) G 2100
G 2100 C: Breaking up fallen blocks.

(2) G 2200 [= G 5080]
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: Depth 18.10 meters; cleared pit.

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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
    01/30/1933; 01/31/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5521

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5522

    • 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."