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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, July 1, 1938 (continued)

(2) G 4432
Small rubble mastaba. East of G 4431 and west of G 4530 with two shafts A, B.

G 4432 A: In shaft and chamber. South of B. Lined above with one course of masonry resting on rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 3.3 meters. Sand and red debris. Chamber on north. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Empty. Drawing.

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G 4432 B: In shaft. North of A. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth 50 cm. Ends at rock. No chamber, type 7x. Cleared. Empty.

Drawing of mastaba G 4432.

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(3) G 4433
A small rubble mastaba. East of G 4430, with three shafts, A, B, C.

G 4433 A: In shaft and chamber. South of B. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 2.65 meters. Sand and some dubsh. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4433 B: In shaft and chamber. North of A and south of C. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Total depth 1.95 meter. Drift sand. Chamber in shaft on the west side. Built of rubble and masonry and not roofed. 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
    07/01/l938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4430

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4432

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4433

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4530

    • 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.