Skip to main content
Diary Transcription:

page 1003

microfilm: begin page 1003

Sunday, May 19, 1940 (continued)

(4) G 5481 (continued)
G 5481 Y: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry. It is below chamber of shaft X, north of the serdab and south of A. Total depth 2.0 meters, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on south built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. It is below the serdab and shaft X. Cleared. Drawing.

(5) G 5482
G 5482 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with stones and cut in rock below. It is west of the niche and south of G 5481, and northwest of shaft C. Total depth 3.3 meters, and excavated before 1.0 meter, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on south cut in rock and mended with rubble on west. Roofed with slabs. No blocking. In the chamber a north-south rock cut coffin without lid. Cleared. Drawing.

G 5482 B: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry topped with crude brick which is also topped with rubble. It is east of C and south of the chapel. Total depth 2.05 meters, sand, dirty debris and limestone debris. Chamber on south built of masonry and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

microfilm: end page 1003

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
    05/19/1940
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5481

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5482

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.