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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, December 21, 1939 (continued)

(2) G 5331 (continued)
G 5331. Sketch of the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 5331 A: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with masonry on south, with crude brick on east and with rubble topped with masonry on north and west. It is west of B. Total depth 3.4 meters. Sand, limestone debris, dirty debris and drift papers. Chamber on south. Built of crude brick, and roofed with slabs. roof partly destroyed. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: inscribed limestone fragment with feel of a figure preserved. Sketch of the stone.

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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
    12/21/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 5331

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5332

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5334

    • 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.