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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, June 29, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 4721 (continued)
G 4721 C: In shaft. West of B. Lined with crude brick. To the beginning of rock. Total depth 2 meters. Mud brick and dubsh. Ends at rock. No chamber. Cleared.

Drawing of G 4721 mastaba.

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Thursday, June 30, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4722 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I
(2) G 4723 A
(3) G 4724 A, B
(4) G 4725 A, B

(1) G 4722
Small stone mastaba. East of G 4720, with nine shafts.

G 4722 A: In shaft and chamber. North of B. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 2.5 meters. Limestone debris and sand. Chamber on west. Cut in red rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4722 B: In shaft and chamber. South of A and north of C. Lined above with dubsh and rock cut below. Total depth 3.77 meters. Sand and limestone debris. Chamber on west. Cut in red rock. No blocking. Bad rock repaired with stones and dubsh. 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
    06/29/1938; 06/30/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 4720

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4721

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4722

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4723

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4724

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4725

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4730

    • 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.