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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, July 13, 1938

Floroff is measuring the mastaba G 4741, and found in debris on top of mastaba: Two small inscribed limestone fragments in relief [38-7-21, 38-7-22].

Thursday, July 14, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4614 F, G

(1) (1) G 4614
G 4614 F: Removed the roof of the chamber. Stones, and traces of mud bound and in the chamber silt deposited with rain. Body, head on north with broken bones. Left for photo.

G 4614 G: Removed the chamber blocking. Built of stones and rubble. Stones, traces of mud and some rubble in the chamber sand. Body, head on north, left for photo.

Sunday, August 7, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4614 F, G
(2) G 4631 D

(1) (1) G 4614
G 4614 F: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4614 G: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 4631
G 4631 D: Removed the body from the coffin. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    07/13/1938; 07/14/1938; 08/07/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Mentioned on page
    Alexander Floroff
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4614

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4631

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4741

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 3

Modern People

  • Alexander Floroff

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Surveyor for expedition.
  • 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.