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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, July 4, 1938 (continued)

(3) G 4741 (continued)
G 4741 C: In shaft. South of B. Lined with crude brick. Ends at rock. Total depth 1.05 meters. Sand and dirty debris. Ends at rock. No chamber. Type 7x.

Sketch of G 4741 and G 4742.

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(5) G 4742
G 4742 A: In shaft and chamber. North of G 4741. Cut in rock. No lining preserved. Total depth 2.1 meters. Sand, some stones and traces of bones. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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(4) G 4722
G 4722 F: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones, rubble and traces of mud. In the chamber. Body, head on east and underneath the body stones and rubble. Body left for photo.

Tuesday, July 5, 1938
Day of rest.

Wednesday, July 6, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4613 C2
(2) G 4621 A, C, D
(3) G 4732 B, X, Y
(4) G 4741 A
(5) G 4821 A, B, C
(6) G 4832 A, B, C, D, E

(1) G 4613
G 4613 C2: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it. 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
    07/04/1938; 07/05/1938; 07/06/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 4613

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4621

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4722

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4732

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4740

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4741

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4742

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4821

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4832

    • 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.