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Wednesday, January 3, 1940 (continued)

(1) G 5227 (continued)
Drawing of the mastaba and G 5227 A.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 5227 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick and cut in rock below. It is south of A and north of C. Total depth 4.1 meters. It was excavated before. Dirty debris, limestone debris and red debris. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Found in shaft debris: mummy mask, transparent alabaster jar (well made) with flat base, round red dish of color. 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
    01/03/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5227

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5230

    • 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.