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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, June 20, 1938 (continued)

Drawing of G 4423 and G 4424 mastabas.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 4522
Small stone mastaba. East and north of the big mastaba G 4520 with 8 shafts.

G 4522 A: In shaft. It is south of B. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the rock. Total depth 1.06 meters. Drift sand. Ends at rock. No chamber.

G 4522 B: In shaft and chamber. It is north of A and south of C. Lined with dubsh above and rock cut below. Total depth 2.36 meters. Drift sand and dubsh. Chamber on west. Underneath the lining of G 4520. Cut in rock. No blocking. Reached the rock in shaft and cleared the chamber.

G 4522 C: In shaft. It is north of B, south of D and east of F. Lined with dubsh above and rock cut below. Partly destroyed. Down 4.5 meters. Drift sand and limestone debris. Not reached the rock in shaft. Not reached the chamber.

G 4522 D: In shaft and chamber. It is north of C and east of E. Lined with dubsh above and ends at rock. Total depth 1.4 meters. Drift sand and some of bones. Chamber in middle of shaft, on north end. Cut in rock. Without roof. Cleared. Drawing.

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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
    06/20/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 4420

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4423

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4424

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4522

    • 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.