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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, June 19, 1938 (continued)

(4) G 4422
Small stone mastaba. East of G 4420 and north of G 4421. With five shafts A, B, C, D, E.

G 4422 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Only on west with stones of G 4420. It is south of B and north of C. Total depth 5.7 meters. Drift sand. In front of the chamber stones fallen from the blocking. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Built north-south stone in chamber. Roofed with stones. Partly destroyed on north. Empty. Drawing.

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G 4422 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with stone and rock cut below. It is north of A. Total depth 3.95 meters. Drift sand and paper, some stones and fragments of bones. Chamber, on west. Underneath the lining of G 4420. Cut in rock. No blocking. Bad rock on west so they bound it with gypsum. North-south rock cut coffin. Was covered with two slabs displaced. West of the coffin appears a north-south cut in rock equals the length of the coffin. Found in chamber debris: two complete jars, fragments of ring stands. 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
    06/19/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4420

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4422

    • 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.