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G 2464a
Filled mastaba with retaining walls of rubble built against G 2464 (on north) and G 2185 (on south). One shaft, A. [margin note: 902, 905, 938]

Shaft A [G 2464a A]: Ends at rock. Chamber on north.

G 2464b
Filled stone mastaba, built against G 2464. Shaft A, X. [margin note: 902, 905, 938]

Shaft A [G 2464b A]: Cut in rock. Chamber on east, cut in rock.

Shaft X [G 2464b X]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west, built of masonry.

G 2465
Filled stone mastaba built against G 2466. Corridor chapel on east, entered from south. Serdab in northwest part. Chapel decoration, including loose fragments, see page 906, 910. [margin note: 905, 906, 909, 910, 911, 912, 923]

Serdab: page 911: Between shaft B and north wall of mastaba, north-south serdab. Masonry wall on west, rubble on east. Cleared to packed limestone filling, empty.

Shaft A [G 2465 A]: Cut in rock. Chamber on west. No blocking. Cleared. [margin note: 909]

Shaft B [G 2465 B]: Cut in rock. Chamber on south, cut in rock. Blocked with rubble bound with mud (broken above). Disturbed burial, head beside bones on north. Tightly contracted skeleton.

Shaft C [G 2465 C]: Ends at bad rock. Chamber on west, built of rubble.

Shaft D [G 2465 D]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west (blocked with slabs and rubble (broken above)), built of rubble. Tightly contracted skeleton, head north.

Shaft E [G 2465 E]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west, built of rubble and against masonry of G 2466.

Shaft X [G 2465 X]: In chapel. Ends at rock. Chamber on north, built of masonry.

G 2465a
A filled stone mastaba built against the south wall of G 2465 in the filling are three secondary retaining walls of rubble bound with mud east south and west. One shaft A, inside and one subsidiary shaft X. [margin note: 906, 911, 912, 923]

Shaft A [G 2465a A]: Chamber on west (blocking rubble and mud) (intact), built of rubble bound with plaster. Tightly contracted skeleton, head north.

Shaft X [G 2465a X]: Built against north wall of G 2187. Ends at rock. Chamber on west, built of masonry. One roof slab is decorated (jars and basins).

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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 8

  • G 2185

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2187

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2464b

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2465a

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2466

    • 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