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G 2465b
Largely destroyed rubble mastaba built against G 2465 and G 2465 a. One rubble retaining wall preserved, on west. Two shafts, A, B. [margin note: 906, 913, 923]

Shaft A [G 2465b A]: Ends at rock. Chamber on north. (blocking crude brick and mud), built of masonry. Tightly contracted skeleton, head north. [margin note: 913]

Shaft B [G 2465b B]: Chamber on north (blocking masonry and mud), built of masonry. Tightly contracted skeleton, head north. Traces of linen over the bones.

G 2465c
Filled stone mastaba built against the west wall of G 2465 one shaft, A. [margin note: 906, 913, 923]

Shaft A [G 2465c A]: Ends at rock. Chamber on south (blocking, stones, rubble, mud), built of stones. Loosely contracted skeleton, head north.

G 2466
Filled stone mastaba built against south wall of G 2483. In the east wall to the south is a recess, perhaps to take a stele. Eight shafts A - H. [margin note: 915, 962]

Shaft A [G 2466 A]: Cut in rock? Ends at rock?

Shaft B [G 2466 B]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west, built of masonry.

Shaft C [G 2466 C]: Cut in rock. Chamber on east, cut in rock.

Shaft D [G 2466 D]: Ends at rock. Built against south wall of G 2483, lined with rubble on west, south, east.

Shaft E [G 2466 E]: Ends at rock. No chamber.

Shaft F [G 2466 F]: Ends at rock. Chamber on east, cut in rock on east, and built of rubble.

Shaft G [G 2466 G]: Cut in rock. Ends at rock.

Shaft H [G 2466 H]: Ends at rock. Chamber on south, built of stones.

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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
    01/05/1940
  • Author
    Francis Olcott Allen

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • 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
  • G 2483

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Francis Olcott Allen

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Archaeologist/Egyptologist for the Harvard University--Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition