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Saturday, March 23, 1940

work on
(1) North of G 2441
(2) North of G 2442
(3) North of G 2443
(4) G 2444
(5) G 2444a
(6) G 2445 and shafts
(7) G 2465 D
(8) G 2465a A
(9) G 2465b A, B
(10) G 2465c A
(11) G 2468 A
(12) North of G 2473

(1) North of G 2441
North of this mastaba in exposing the remains of the lining and the shafts of the mastabas, sand, limestone debris, rubble, and dirty debris. Exposed the lining of a mastaba numbered G 2443.

(2) North of G 2442
North of this mastaba in exposing the remains of the lining and the shafts of the mastabas, sand, limestone debris, rubble and red debris. Exposed the lining of three mastabas numbered, G 2444, G 2444a, G 2445.

(3) G 2443
It was a stone mastaba, because we found the remains of its lining on east, west and north. The lining on south wholly destroyed and partly destroyed on east and west. It is north of G 2441-G 2441a, east of G 2401, west of G 2444a and south of G 2438. Exposed nine shafts, A-F, X, Y, Z, but not started with them.

(4) G 2444
A stone mastaba, partly destroyed on west. It is east of G 2444a, west of G 2419-G 2427, north of G 2442 and south of G 2445. Contains of three shafts, A, B, C. Shafts not yet started with.

(5) G 2444a
North of G 2442, east of G 2443 and west of G 2444. No lining found for the mastaba, only some stones on west. On the other sides the lining of other mastabas beside it. Mastaba contains two shafts A, B, but not started with them.

(6) G 2445
A stone mastaba, north of G 2444, south of G 2437, east of G 2438 and west of G 2438.[Tomb can't be both East and West of same tomb, but typo is in diary, not here.] Contains of eight shafts: A-C, X, Y, Z, U, V and a serdab. On east side, east of shaft A, there was a room but the lining destroyed, south, east and west. On west we found a place of a niche. That room was opened to east, but now blocked with shafts X, Y. Room cleared on limestone floor above rock. Empty.

G 2445 A: In shaft. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below. It is west of the room and south of B, down 2.6 meters, limestone debris, red debris, rubble and stones. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

G 2445 B: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry. It is north of A and south of C, west of the serdab. Total depth 2.34 meters, limestone debris, red debris and rubble. Chamber on east built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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  • 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
    03/23/1940