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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, June 27, 1938 (continued)

(3) G 4621
A rubble mastaba. South of G 4630 and north of G 4620. With four shafts A, B, C, D.

G 4621 A: In shaft. East of B. Lined with dubsh and crude brick, only on north with stones. Down 90 cm. Limestone debris and sand. Chamber in middle of shaft. Roofed with stones and dubsh, and with traces of mud. Roof left for photo.

G 4621 B: In shaft and chamber. West of A and east of C. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 3.65 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and sand. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4621 C: In shaft. West of D. Lined with rubble. Down 1.2 meters. Drift sand. In shaft appears the roof of chamber D. Left for drawing and photo.

G 4621 D: In shaft. West of B and east of C. Lined with rubble. Total depth 1.75 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Roofed with stones. Blocked with dubsh. Blocking and roof left for photo.

Drawing of G 4621 mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 4622
G 4622 A: In shaft and chamber. North of B. Cut in rock. Total depth 5.2 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on west. Underneath mastaba G 4620. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 700.

G 4622 C: In shaft. South of B. Cut in rock. Total depth 35 cm. Drift sand. Ends at rock. No chamber.

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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
    06/27/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4620

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4621

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4622

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4630

    • 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.