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Thursday, February 1, 1940 (continued)

(1) G 2435 (continued)
G 2435 C. Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2435 X: In shaft and chamber. End in limestone filling. Lined with masonry, but only on north destroyed? It is east of C, south of Y, north of G 2421 and west of G 2430. Total depth 1.43 meters. Sand, limestone debris, rubble and stones. Chamber on north. Built of masonry and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Two inscribed stones were in the lining of the chamber. One on north and the other on south. The northern one showing the feet of a figure in relief, and on the southern one are some inscriptions. Left in place for photo. Removed the two inscribed stones found in the roof of the chamber on January 5, 1940. Chamber cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2435 Y: In shaft and chamber. Lined with mixed masonry, rubble and crude brick and ends in limestone filling. It is north of X and south of Z. In the street which is between this mastaba and G 2430. Total depth 2.83 meters. Sand, limestone debris, rubble, stones and dirty debris. Chamber on north. Built of masonry only on north crude brick underneath. Roofed slabs. 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
    02/01/1940
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2430

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2435

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.