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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, June 24, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 4616 (continued)
G 4616 F: In shaft. South of A and west of E. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 2.7 meters. Sand, limestone debris and mud brick. Chamber on west, cut in rock. Blocked with dubsh. And bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

Drawing of G 4616 mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 4622
A stone mastaba but now destroyed. East of G 4620. With three shafts A, B, C.

G 4622 B: In shaft and chamber. South of A and north of C. Cut in rock. Total depth 4.3 meters. Drift sand and stones. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Unfinished chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[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
    06/24/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4616

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4620

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4622

    • 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.