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Diary Transcription:

page 844

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Thursday, December 21, 1939 (continued)

(3) G 5333 (continued)
G 5333 A. Drawing of shaft.

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Friday, December 22, 1939

Work on:
(1) East of G 5330
(2) G 5334 A, B

(1) East of G 5330
In cutting trenches, searching for rock cut tomb in that mastaba. Dirty debris, sand and white limestone debris. Nothing found yet.

(2) G 5334
Crude brick mastaba (partly destroyed on east). It is east of G 5332 and north of G 5333. Contains of four shafts A, B, C, D. Drawing of the mastaba on page 842.

G 5334 A: In shaft and chamber. It ends in limestone filling. Lined with rubble. It is north of B. total depth 3.35 meters. Chamber on east. Built of rubble and roofed with slabs. No blocking. 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
    12/21/1939; 12/22/1939
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 5330

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5332

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5333

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5334

    • 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.