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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, July 3, 1938 (continued)

(3) G 4831 (continued)
G 4831 C: In shaft and chamber. North of D. Lined above with rubble topped with crude brick and rock cut below. Total depth 6.45 meters. Dirty debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4831 D: In shaft and chambers. South of C. Lined above with crude brick resting on rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 9.6 meters. Limestone debris, dirty debris and fragments of wood. With two chambers, I and II.
Chamber I: On west. Cut in rock. No blocking. North-south rock cut coffin without lid. Cleared. Open and empty.
Chamber II: On south. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Empty. 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
    07/03/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4830

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4831

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4840

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4940

    • 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.