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Sunday, March 31, 1940 (continued)

(2) G 2364 (continued)
G 2464 X: In shaft and chamber. Ends in limestone filling. Lined with masonry. It is south of the room of the mastaba and east of A. Total depth 2.25 meters, sand, limestone debris and stones. Chamber on north built of masonry and roofed with slabs, it is east of the mastaba and east of G 2464. Total depth 80 cm, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on east built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

G 2464 Z: In shaft. Lined with masonry on two sides on north and west and with rubble on east and cut in rock on south. It is east of G 2462, underneath the lining of G 2464, in the street between G 2462-G 2464. The shaft is running to east underneath G 2464 and afterwards facing to south. We stop work in that shaft because it might fall over the workers.

(3) G 2464a
G 2464a A: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry. It is north of G 2185, at the south end of the mastaba. Total depth 1.1 meter, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on north built of masonry and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

(4) G 2464b
G 2464b A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below. It is in the middle of the mastaba north of G 2464. Total depth 2.95 meters, drift sand. Chamber on east cut in rock. 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
    03/31/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2185

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2462

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464b

    • 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.