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Thursday, February 16, 1933 (continued)

(3) G 4940 (continued)
G 4940 B: Depth of previous excavation 11.50 meters; down 12.80 meters.

(4) G 5040
G 5040 A: Cleared pit and chamber. Depth 10.40 meters; sand and rubble, nothing found.

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Friday, February 17, 1933
Forty-seventh day of work

Work:
6:30 - 4:30
Cars: 108

Work on:
(1) G 2100 east of
(2) G 2102
(3) G 2340 [= G 5480] top of
(4) G 2370 south of
(5) G 4940 A, B
(6) G 5020 B

(1) East of G 2100
Clearing street. Uncovered small mastaba G 2102, built of mud-brick. Found in debris: fragment of inscribed limestone stele of [TRANSLITERATION] (?), fragment alabaster bowl, steatite lion.

(2) G 2102
Mud-brick mastaba. Found pits A and Z.

G 2102 Z: Mud-brick. Depth 2.60 meters; sand and rubble. Chamber on west, not closed; nothing found.

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(3) G 2340 [= G 5480]
Clearing top of mastaba. Found pit A.

(4) South of G 2370
Clearing top of G 2342.

(5) G 4940
G 4940 A: Clearing pit and lower chamber. Depth 20.45 meters; sand and rubble debris.
G 4940 B: Down 13.60 meters; rubble and sand debris

(6) G 5020
G 5020 B: Clearing chamber. Dirty debris and scraps of wood.

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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
    02/16/1933
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2102

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5020

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5480

    • 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."