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Diary Transcription:

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Thursday, July 7, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 4441 (continued)
G 4441 C: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 4722
G 4722 F: Removed the body from the chamber and also removed the stones and the rubble from underneath the body. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 4643
G 4643 C: Removed the body from the chamber. Total depth 1.7 meters. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(4) G 4833
A masonry mastaba. East of G 4830, north of G 4821 and south [of] G 4832. Contained two shafts, A, B.

G 4833 A: In shaft and chamber. North of B. Lined above with crude brick. Resting on masonry and rock cut below. Total depth 9.4 meters. Limestone debris, sand and stones. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing of shaft on page 721.

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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
    07/07/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 4441

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4643

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4722

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4821

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4830

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4832

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4833

    • 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.