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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, June 22, 1938 (continued)

(4) G 4522 (continued)
G 4522 C: In shaft. Total depth 6 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 4522 E [= G 4521 E]: In shaft. North of F and east of H. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth 1.4 meters. Drift sand. Ends at rock. No chamber, type 7x.

G 4522 F [= G 4521 F]: In shaft. West of C, south of E and east of G. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth 1.65 meters. Ends at rock. No chamber, type 7x.

G 4522 G [= G 4521 G]: In shaft and chamber. West of F. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth 1.7 meters. Drift sand and in the chamber sand and some bones. Chamber on west. Built of rubble and bound with mud. Roofed with stones. No blocking, cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4522 H [= G 4521 H]: In shaft. West of E. Lined with dubsh. Ends at rock. Total depth 1.1 meters. Drift sand. Ends at rock. No chamber.

Drawing of G 4522 [& G 4521] mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    06/22/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4521

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4522

    • 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.