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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, March 4, 1933 (continued)

(5) G 4940
G 4940 B: In chamber; clearing rubble and stones.

Sunday, March 5, 1933
Sixty-first day of work

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

Work on:
(1) G 2100 'a'
(2) G 2200 [= G 5080] west of
(3) G 2342 'a', A, B, C, D [= G 5520]
(4) G 4940 B

(1) G 2100
G 2100 'a': Clearing debris from chapel, of which only the foundation course remains.

(2) West of G 2200 [= G 5080]
Clearing street, nothing found.

(3) G 2342
Clearing top of mastaba. Found pits A, B, C, D.
G 2342 chapel 'a': Cleared. Found in debris: five fragments of painted wall reliefs.
G 2342 A [= G 5520 A]: Mud, rubble, and rock-cut. Depth 4.15 meters. Chamber on east sealed with stone slabs and cement. One part of door-blocking broken through. Rock-cut coffin in floor, with lid in position, is visible.
G 2342 B [= G 5520 B]: Mud and rubble pit. Depth 1.75 meters. Chamber on south, open, roofed with stone slabs. Cleared, nothing found.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2342 C [= G 5520 C]: Rubble and rock-cut. Depth 2.20 meters. Chamber on north, open. Found in debris: four faience amulets and beads [33-3-18]. Cleared.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2342 D [= G 5520 D]: not begun.

(4) G 4940
G 4940 B: Cleared chamber, 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
    03/04/1933; 03/05/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5520

    • 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."