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Saturday, March 9, 1940 (continued)

(2) G 2439 (continued)
Drawing of G 2439 C.

(4) G 2441a
G 2441a C: Removed chamber blocking. It is built of rubble and bound with gyps and roofed with slabs. Rubble and traces of mud from the blocking. Body, head on north; traces of gyps from the bounding were fallen on the body, left for photo.

G 2441a D: Removed the chamber blocking. It is built of rubble and bound with gypsum. Roofed with slabs. Rubble and traces of mud from the blocking. Body, head on north (body turned over), underneath the head of the body was a pottery jar and above the bones were traces of gypsum, left for photo.

(5) G 2465a
G 2465a A: In shaft. It is lined with rubble. It is on the north of the mastaba, south of G 2465. Down 1.2 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Blocked with rubble and bound with mud, intact. Left for photo. No reached the rock in shaft.

G 2465a X: In shaft and chamber. It is lined with masonry, only on south with rubble and ends at rock. It is south of the mastaba and it breaks the casing of G 2187. Total depth 1.25 meters, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Built of masonry and roofed with slabs; one of the roofing stone was decorated (showing jars and basins) left for photo. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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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
    03/09/1940
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2439

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2441

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

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.