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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, June 26, 1938 (continued)

(4) G 4522
G 4522 C: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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(5) G 4523
Dubsh and stone mastaba. East of G 4520 and south of G 4522. With five shafts, A, B, C, D, E.

G 4523 A: In shaft and chamber. South of B. Lined with dubsh. Total depth 1.08 meters. Stones, dubsh and limestone debris. Chamber on south. Built of dubsh and roofed with stones. No blocking, cleared. Drawing.

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G 4523 B: In shaft and chamber. North of A and south of D. Lined above with dubsh and bound with mud and rock cut below. Total depth 2.35 meters. Limestone debris, sand and potsherds. Two chambers.
Chamber I: On west. Cut in rock. Underneath the lining of G 4520. No blocking.
Chamber II: On south. Cut in rock. 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
    06/26/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4522

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4523

    • 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.