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Sunday, February 5, 1933 (continued)

(4) G 2347
G 2347 X [= G 5562]: Depth 6.20 meters; rubble, sand and potsherds in debris. Chamber on east, no door-blocking. Found in debris: two inscribed fragments of limestone, parts of granite statuette [33-2-154a, 33-2-154b].

(5) G 5020
G 5020 A: Down 7.60 meters; rubble and sand debris.
G 5020 B: Down 4.30 meters; sand debris.

Monday, February 6, 1933
Thirty-eighth day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 35

Work on:
(1) G 2100 C
(2) G 2347 X [= G 5562]
(3) G 2370 east of
(4) G 5020 A, B
(5) G 5030 A, B
(6) G 5130 B

(1) G 2100
G 2100 C: Depth 20.25 meters. Commenced clearance of chamber.

(2) G 2347
G 2347 X [= G 5562]: In chamber: sand and fragments of wood. Found in debris: three [quartzite] model cups unbored [33-2-158, 33-2-159], three ditto of basalt (?) [33-2-156, 33-2-157], flint fragment, potsherds. Cleared chamber.

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(3) East of G 2370
Clearing surface debris.

(4) G 5020
G 5020 A: Depth 8.38 meters; rubble and sand debris. Cleared chamber and pit, nothing found.

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G 5020 B: Down 6.40 meters; sand debris.

(5) G 5030
G 5030 A: Masonry and rock-cut pit. Down 2.0 meters; rubble and sand.
G 5030 B: Clearing chamber and pit. Depth 12.70. Cleared rock-cut coffin in floor, part of door-blocking remaining.

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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
    02/05/1933; 02/06/1933
  • 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 5130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5562

    • 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."