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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 704

Thursday, June 30, 1938 (continued)

(4) G 4725
Rubble mastaba. North of G 4724 and east of G 4723. With two shafts A, B.

G 4725 A: In shaft and chamber. North of B. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 2.6 meters. Sand, dirty debris and dubsh. Chamber on east to north. Cut in rock. Unfinished. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4725 B: In shaft. South of B. Lined with dubsh and ends at rock. Total depth 1 meter. Sand and dirty debris. Ends at rock. No chamber. Cleared.

Drawing of G 4725 mastaba.

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Friday, July 1, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4431 A
(2) G 4432 A, B
(3) G 4433 A, B, C
(4) G 4441 A, B, C, D

(1) G 4431
Small rubble mastaba, east of G 4430 and west of G 4432, with one shaft, A.

G 4431 A: In shaft and chamber. Cut in bad rock. Total depth 1.05 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on east. Cut in bad rock. No blocking. Cleared. Empty. Drawing of the shaft and mastaba.

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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
    06/30/1938; 07/01/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 4430

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4431

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4432

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4433

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4441

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4723

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4724

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4725

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4820

    • 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.