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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, June 30, 1938 (continued)

(2) G 4723
G 4723 A: In shaft and chamber. East of G 4720 on north. Cut in rock. No lining preserved. Total depth 3.3 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Underneath the lining of G 4720. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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(3) G 4724
A rubble mastaba. North of G 4722 and south of G 4725. Partly destroyed with two shafts A, B.

G 4724 A: In shaft and chamber. South of B. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 2.65 meters. Chamber on west. Cut in red rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4724 B: In shaft and chamber. North of A. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 2.15 meters. Chamber on north. Cut in rock. Roofed with red rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing of shaft and mastaba G 4724.

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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
    06/30/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 4720

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4722

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4723

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4724

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4725

    • 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.