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Sunday, May 19, 1940 (continued)

(4) G 5481 (continued)
G 5481 A. Drawing of shaft.

G 5481 B: In shaft. Lined above with crude brick, masonry and rubble and cut in rock below. It is west of A, north of C and in front of the northeast corner of G 5480. Total depth 3.88 meters, and excavated before 2.5 meters, sand, limestone debris, dirty debris and rubble. Ends at rock. No chamber. Type 7X.

G 5481 C: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry. It is south of B and west of Y. Total depth 3.0 meters, excavated before 1.5 meters, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on north built of masonry and roofed with slabs. Cleared. Drawing.

G 5481 X: In shaft and chamber. It is built of stones above the roof of chamber Y. It is the serdab of the room on east. Total depth 1.45 meters, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on north built of rubble only on west with two slabs. Roof destroyed. No blocking. This chamber is above shaft Y. 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
    05/19/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5481

    • 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.