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page 953

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Friday, April 12, 1940 (continued)

(2) G 2472 (continued)
G 2472 X. Drawing of shaft.

G 2472 Y. Drawing of shaft.

G 2472 Z: In shaft. Lined above with rubble and cut in rock below. It is south of the mastaba and east of G 2472a B. Total depth 1.65 meters, sand, limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Found in shaft debris: faience Bes, copper object?. Ends at rock. No chamber.

(3) G 2472a
G 2472a A: In shaft. Ends at rock. Lined with rubble. It is south of B. Total depth 1.1 meters, white limestone debris. Chamber on west blocked with rubble and bound with traces of mud, intact, left for photo.

G 2472a B: In shaft. It is lined with rubble. Ends at rock. It is north of A. Total depth 1.2 meters, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on east blocked with rubble and bound with mud, intact, left for photo.

April 13, 1940, Saturday

work on
(1) G 2360 N
(2) G 2473 A, B, C
(3) G 2474 A, B, C, D, E

(1) G 2360
G 2360 N: In removing the debris which was on the roof of the chamber and in removing the north wall, to remove an inscribed stone (showing fishing scene and some incised reliefs), limestone debris, rubble, stones. That stone was found by one of the working boys "Shaban Mohammed." Removed the stone after photograph. Sketch of the stone.

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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
    04/12/1940; 04/13/1940
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Shaban Mohammed

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2360

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2472

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2473

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2474

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

    • Type Translator
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Diary translator. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926). Brother of Mohammed Said Ahmed (Head Reis 1936-1939). Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1936–1939. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926) and brother of Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator) and Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Shaban Mohammed

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates