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Saturday, March 9, 1940 (continued)

(9) G 2468 (continued)
G 2468 D: In shaft. Ends at rock. Lined with rubble. It is east of B, west of Y and north of E. Total depth 1.2 meters. Sand, dirty debris, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Blocked with rubble and bound with mud. Left for photo.

G 2468 E: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble. South of D and east of A. Down 1.0 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble.
Chamber I. On south. Built of crude brick, rubble and stones. Roofed with slabs. No blocking. Chamber II not yet appeared.

G 2468 X: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry, but only on south with rubble. It is break the casing of G 2187. It is south of A, and north of G 2187. Total depth 1.82 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Built of masonry and rubble. Roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

G 2468 Y: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry. It is south of Z and east of D. Total depth 1.84 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on south. Built of masonry and crude brick and roofed with slabs. Cleared. Drawing.

G 2468 Z: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry. It is north of Y. south of G 2467 and between two mastabas in the street. Total depth 1.5 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Built of masonry and roofed with slabs. On the south is an uninscribed stele. 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 2

  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2468

    • 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.