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Monday, February 6, 1933 (continued)

(6) G 5130
G 5130 B: Clearing pit and chamber. Depth 4.25 meters. Cleared.

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Tuesday, February 7, 1933
Day of Rest

Wednesday, February 8, 1933
Thirty-ninth day of work

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

Work on:
(1) G 2100 C east of
(2) G 2200 B [= G 5080]
(3) G 2370 east of
(4) G 5020 B
(5) G 5030 A
(6) G 5130 A

(1) G 2100
Clearing debris from street east of G 2100.
G 2100 C: Rock-cut coffin in floor of chamber and canopic pit. Cleared chamber.

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(2) G 2200 [= G 5080]
G 2200 B [= G 5080 B]: Removed remainder of door-blocking stones.

(3) East of G 2370
Clearing surface debris.

(4) G 5020
G 5020 B: Down 8.50 meters; sand debris.

(5) G 5030
G 5030 A: Depth 4.45 meters; sand and rubble debris. Chamber on west; small and without door-blocking. Cleared.

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(6) G 5130
G 5130 A: Clearing chamber and pit. Depth 10.80 meters, nothing found.

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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
    02/06/1933; 02/07/1933; 02/08/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5030

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5130

    • 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."