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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, July 2, 1938 (continued)

(5) G 4642
A masonry mastaba, north of G 4641, south of G 4643 and west of G 4740 with three shafts, A, B, C.

G 4642 A: In shaft and chamber. South of B. Lined above with rubble and cut in bad rock below. Total depth 2.9 meters. Sand and red debris. Chamber on west. Cut in bad rock very irregular. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4642 B: In shaft and chamber. North of A and south of C. Lined above rubble and cut in bad rock below. Total depth 3.1 meters. Sand and red debris. Chamber on west. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4642 C: In shaft. North of B. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth, 1.3 meters. Sand and red debris. No chamber, type 7x. Cleared.

(6) G 4643
Small masonry mastaba. North of G 4642 and west of G 4740. With four shafts, A, B, C, D.

G 4643 A: In shaft and chamber. South of B. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 2.75 meters. Sand, limestone debris and bones. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. 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
    07/02/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4641

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4642

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4643

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4740

    • 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.