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G 2467
Filled stone mastaba on independent site, with interior corridor chapel. Five interior shafts and serdab. The chapel is entered from the north end of its east wall, its walls, of masonry are preserved on north and east, and one stone on west. In the chapel was found an uninscribed stele, displaced. [margin note: 06, 907, 913, 939, 947, 950, 964, 968, 992]

Serdab: On east-west serdab at north end of west wall of chapel, roof gone, found empty.

March 31, 1940
Objects. In street east of G 2467 (between it and G 2476) Found in debris: ten inscribed limestone fragments, figure and signs, some raised and some sunk relief. Also, north of G 2467, ten inscribed limestone fragments with traces of red paint.

Shaft A [G 2467 A]: Chamber on south, cut in rock. In it, north-south coffin cut in rock.

Shaft B [G 2467 B]: Cut in rock. Chamber on south, cut in rock.

Shaft C [G 2467 C]: Cut in rock. Chamber on north, cut in rock (blocking, rubble and mud). Inside, wooden coffin with lid thrown inside it. Coffin runs east-west.

Shaft D [G 2467 D]: Cut in rock. Chamber on east, built of masonry.

Shaft E [G 2467 E]: Cut in rock. Chamber on east, cut in rock.

Shaft X [G 2467 X]: Chamber on north, built of masonry.

Shaft Y [G 2467 Y]: Ends at rock. No chamber. [margin note: 968]

Shaft Z [G 2467 Z]: Cut in rock. Chamber on east, cut in rock.

G 2468
A filled stone mastaba built against G 2467 and G 2187 with inscribed stele on east side at north. Apparently with a later addition on east (containing shafts D, E) actually built in the chapel, which is thus reduced to an anomalous shape. [margin note: 907, 913, 915, 923, 983]

Shaft A [G 2468 A]: Cut in rock. Chamber on west (blocking masonry, rubble and mud), cut in rock. Loosely contracted skeleton, head thrown to east. Traces of linen on body.

Shaft B [G 2468 B]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west (blocking, slabs, rubble and mud), built of rubble. Bones of child.

Shaft C [G 2468 C]: Ends at rock. Chamber on east, built of rubble, crude brick and masonry.

Shaft D [G 2468 D]: Ends at rock. Chamber on west, (blocking rubble and mud). [margin note: 923 and 915 and 914 don't agree, is it D or E that has shafts?]

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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 2467

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2468

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2476

    • 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