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Wednesday, February 28, 1940 (continued)

(9) G 2464a
A rubble mastaba. North of G 2185 and south of G 2464, with one shaft, lettered A. Not yet started with it. For drawing see G 2464.

(10) G 2464b
A stone mastaba. Partly destroyed on east. It is north of G 2462 and south of G 2465c. with two shafts A, X. but not started with them. For drawing see G 2464.

Thursday, February 29, 1940

Work on:
(1) north of G 2187
(2) G 2465
(3) G 2465a
(4) G 2465b
(5) G 2465c

(1) North of G 2187
North of that mastaba in exposing the remains of the lining of the excavated mastabas. Exposed the lining of four mastabas, numbered, G 2465, G 2465a, G 2465b, and G 2465c.

(2) G 2465
A stone mastaba, north of G 2465a, b, east of G 2465c and south of G 2466. Contains six shafts, A-E and X. also with room a and a serdab, but not started with them. Drawing of G 2465, G 2465a, G 2465b and G 2465c.

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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
    02/28/1940; 02/29/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 10

  • G 2185

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465c

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2466

    • 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.