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Sunday, May 1, 1932 (continued)

(6) G 2220
Clearing north face of mastaba.

(7) G 2210
G 2210 A: Began clearing mouth of pit, drift sand.

Monday, May 2, 1932
Forty-ninth day of work.

Work on:
(1) G 1677 Y
(2) G 1695 A
(3) G 2100 C
(4) G 2210 A
(5) G 2220

(1) G 1677
G 1677 Y: Removed bones of body, nothing found.

(2) G 1695
G 1695 A: Rubble built. Depth 1.3 meters. Chamber west, sealed with stones.

(3) G 2100
G 2100 C: Down 4 meters.

(4) G 2210
G 2210 A: Masonry built. Down 2.3 meters.

(5) G 2220
Clearing north face of mastaba.

Tuesday, May 3, 1932
Fiftieth day of work.

Work on:
(1) G 2100 C
(2) G 2210 A
(3) G 2220

(1) G 2100
G 2100 C: Down 4.2 meters. Masonry unstable on south side, awaiting safety measures.

(2) G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 4.4 meters.

(3) G 2220
Clearing north face of mastaba.

Wednesday, May 4, 1932
Fifty-first and last day of work.

Work on:
(1) G 2210 A
(2) G 2220

(1) G 2210
G 2210 A: Down 5.9 meters.

(2) G 2220
Cleared north face for survey.

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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
    05/01/1932; 05/02/1932; 05/03/1932; 05/04/1932
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 1677

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1695

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • 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."