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Friday, June 24, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4616 A, B, C, D, E, F
(2) G 4622 B

(1) G 4616
Small rubble mastaba. Near G 4620 on south and north of G 4610, with six shafts.

G 4616 A: In shaft. West of B and north of F. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 2.8 meters. Sand, limestone debris and broken mud brick. Chamber on north, cut in rock underneath the lining of G 4620. Blocked with stones and bound with mud. Reached the rock in shaft. Blocking left for photo.

G 4616 B: In shaft and chamber. East of A and north of E. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 3.7 meters. Limestone debris, dirty debris and mud brick. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4616 C: In shaft and chamber. East of B and north of D. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 2.8 meters. Drift sand and papers. Chamber on north. Cut in rock. Underneath the lining of G 4620. No blocking. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4616 D: In shaft. South of C, and east of E. Lined with dubsh and ends at rock. Total depth 1.65 meters. Drift sand and mud brick ends at rock. No chamber.

G 4616 E: In shaft. South of B and east of F. Lined above with dubsh. Down 80 cm. Sand and limestone debris. Chamber. In middle of shaft. Roofed with stones and bound with mud. Roofing stones left for photo.

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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
    06/24/1938

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4616

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4620

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4622

    • Site Name Western Cemetery