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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, October 30, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 2197 (continued)
G 2197 D: In shaft and chamber. Total depth 5.15 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. Chamber on EN [east north?] side. Cut in rock. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: broken bones of a body. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2197 W: In shaft and chamber. It is north of X and south of Y. Lined with small stones. Total depth 1.2 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Chamber on north lined with stones and roofed with stones. Some of the roof gone. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2197 X: In shaft and chamber. It is in the southwest corner of the mastaba. Lined with small stones. Total depth 1.2 meters. Limestone debris and sand. Chamber on south lined with stones and roofed with five stones. No blocking. Body, head on north left for photo.

G 2197 Y: In shaft. It is east of the building of the mastaba, and north of the inscribed room. Lined with stones and small dubsh. Total depth 1.45 meters. Limestone debris and sand. Chamber on north. Blocked with stone, dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 2197 Z: In shaft. It is south of this mastaba. South of the serdab. West of X. Lined with stones. Total depth 1.45 meters. Limestone debris sand and stones. Chamber on west blocked with mud brick. Blocking 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
    10/30/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2197

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "Penmeru Revisited–Giza Mastaba G 2197 (Giza Archives Gleanings V)." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 45 (2009), p. 10.

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.