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Diary Transcription:

page 843

microfilm: begin page 843

Thursday, December 21, 1939 (continued)

(2) G 5331 (continued)
G 5331 A. Drawing of shaft.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 5331 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with mixed masonry, rubble and crude brick. It is east of A. South of G 5332. Total depth, 2.7 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on south. Cut in limestone filling and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 5333
A crude brick mastaba. South of G 5334. One shaft mastaba. Shaft A. Sketch of the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 5333 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with rubble topped with crude brick. in the middle of the mastaba. Total depth 5.55 meters excavated before 1.8 meters. Dirty debris, limestone debris, rubble, and drift papers. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. A north-south rock cut coffin with lid thrown west of the coffin. Cleared. Drawing of shaft on page 844.

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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
    12/21/1939
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 5331

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5332

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5333

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5334

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

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.