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Monday, February 20, 1933 (continued)

(5) G 2349 (continued)

[ILLUSTRATION]

(6) G 4940
G 4940 A: Clearing room i.
G 4940 B: Down 15.20 meters; rubble and sand.

Tuesday, February 21, 1933
Day of Rest

Wednesday, February 22, 1933
Fifty-first day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 87

Work on:
(1) G 2103
(2) G 2340 A [= G 5480]
(3) G 2342 T [= G 5520]
(4) G 2348 B, D [= G 5510]
(5) G 2349 A, Z [= G 5530]
(6) G 2356
(7) G 4940 A, B

(1) G 2103
Masonry and rubble mastaba in street north of G 2102. Found pits A, B and Z.
G 2103 B: Masonry pit. Down 1.90 meters. Chamber on east, open.
G 2103 Z: Mud-brick and rock-cut. South of mastaba. Depth 4.55 meters. Chamber on east, open. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 2340
G 2340 A [= G 5480 A]: Depth 8.88 meters. In chamber is a limestone sarcophagus, north to south, with lid broken.

(3) G 2342
G 2342 T [= G 5520 T]: Depth 2.10 meters. Chamber on south, sealed with rubble.
The inscribed stone found in debris over mastaba G 2342 (Lepsius 28) is of: [GLYPHS] [Sankhenptah] (the owner).

(4) G 2348
G 2348 B [= G 5510 B]: Depth 3.35 meters. No chamber.
G 2348 D [= G 5510 D]: Depth 4.35 meters. Chamber on east, open. Rock-cut coffin in floor, north to south. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    02/20/1933; 02/21/1933; 02/22/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British
  • Mentioned on page
    Sankhenptah (G 5520)

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 2102

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2103

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2356

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5510

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5530

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Sankhenptah (G 5520)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 5520. Limestone lintel (33-2-194), fragments of limestone architrave (35-11-15a-f), blocks of relief (33-3-10a, d) inscribed for Sankhenptah, identified as [sAb aD-mr nj-nst-xntt jmj-r sSw wr mDw Sma rx nswt Hrj-sStA jmj-r DADAt jmj-r kAt sHD sSw] judge and administrator, preeminent of place, overseer of scribes, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, secretary, overseer of the council, overseer of works, inspector of scribes; found in G 5520 and displaced in pits associated with surrounding mastabas.

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."