Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.
Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 706

Friday, July 6, 1938 (continued)

(3) G 4433 (continued)
G 4433 C: In shaft and chamber. North of B. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth 2.6 meters. Chamber on south. Built of masonry and rubble and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Part of the roof of the chamber fallen on south so we could not clear it. Drawing of the shaft and the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 4441
Small rubble mastaba. East of G 4440 and west of G 4540 with four shafts, A, B, C, D.

G 4441 A: In shafts. North of B. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 1.2 meters. Drift sand. Ends at rock. No chamber.

G 4441 B: In shaft. It is south of A and north of C. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. Down 2.3 meters. Drift sand. Chamber in middle of shaft. Roofed with rubble with traces of mud. Roof left for photo.

G 4441 C: In shaft. South of B and north of D. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 5.8 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. Blocked with crude brick and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 4441 D: In shaft. It is south of C. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth 1.2 meters. Drift sand. Ends at rock. No chamber, type 7x. Cleared.

Drawing of the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 706

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
    07/06/l938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4433

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4440

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4441

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4540

    • 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.