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G 2468 E: Chamber I on south, built of crude brick rubble and stones.

Shaft X [G 2468 X]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west, built of masonry and rubble.

Shaft Y [G 2468 Y]: Ends at rock. Chamber on south, built of masonry and crude brick.

Shaft Z [G 2468 Z]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west, built of masonry, roofed with slabs. On the south is an uninscribed stele.

G 2469
Filled stone mastaba on independent site. Stele set in east wall to north. Three shafts within A, B, C. [margin note: 915, 946, 962, 983, 984, 989]

Shaft A [G 2469 A]: Cut in rock. Chamber on west, cut in rock (blocking slab, rubble and mud ). North-south coffin covered with single slab and rubble on the north, and bound with plaster. Body in coffin, extended skeleton head north, traces of linen wrapping, and below head a stone.

Shaft B [G 2469 B]: Ends at rock. No chamber.

Shaft C [G 2469 C]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west, built of rubble.

Shaft A [G 2469 A] (continued): On head are linen wrappings, and over the linen a plaster mask with traces of paint. On top of the head a close fitting wig. Beside the body on the east, a decayed wooden stick broken in two.

G 2469a
Filled rubble mastaba, largely destroyed. Built against G 2196, G 2187, G 2469. Five shafts A, B, C, D, E, X. [margin note: 915, 946, 961]

Shaft A [G 2469a A]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west (blocking rubble and mud), built of rubble.

Shaft B [G 2469a B]: Ends at rock. Chamber on north (blocking rubble and mud, intact), built of rubble. Tightly contracted skeleton, head north.

Shaft C [G 2469a C]: Ends at rock. No chamber.

Shaft D [G 2469a D]: Cut in rock. No chamber, but small cut in rock on west is perhaps start of chamber.

Shaft E [G 2469a E]: Ends at rock. Chamber on south (intact rubble blocking), built of crude brick. Tightly contracted skeleton, disturbed, head north, broken.

Shaft X [G 2469a X]: Cut in bad rock to north of mastaba. Chamber on west, built of rubble.

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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
    03/31/1940
  • Author
    Francis Olcott Allen

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2196

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2468

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2469

    • 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