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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 197

Friday, November 29, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 4715 (continued)
G 4715. This mastaba west of G 4817, south of G 4814 and east of G 4714. Lined with stones and mud brick. Small mastaba. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, November 30, 1935

Work on
(1) G 4519 J, L, M
(2) G 4711 A
(3) G 4812 B

(1) G 4519
G 4519 J: In shaft. Total depth 1.4 meters. Dubsh, stones and limestone debris from the building of K, because K was build in this shaft. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4519 L: In shaft. Total depth 2.25 meters. Dubsh, black debris, sand and limestone debris and some potsherds underneath. Chamber in the middle of the shaft, on east. Lined and roofed with dubsh, and bound with mud. The chamber roof left for photo.

G 4519 M: Removed the roof of the chamber, because it is narrow and we can't photographed it. Stone from roof, limestone debris, dubsh and sand. In chamber silt deposited by rain. Inside coffin which we found in this chamber appears a body, head on north (broken), left for photo.

microfilm: end page 197

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
    11/29/1935; 11/30/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 4519

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4711

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4714

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4715

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4817

    • 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.