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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, December 1, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 4714 (continued)
Drawing of G 4714

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Monday, December 2, 1935

Work on
(1) G 4714 B
(2) G 4911 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

(1) G 4714
G 4714 B: In shaft: It is south of A and west of the room of the mastaba. Lined with dubsh. Total depth 1.95 meters. Excavated before 1.3 meters. Limestone debris, dubsh and drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

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(2) G 4911
G 4911 A: In shaft. It is the first shaft in the mastaba on west. North of B and south of the mastaba G 4920. Lined with dubsh. Some building gone on south. Total depth 2.4 meters. Excavated before 1.5 meters. Black debris, potsherds and dubsh. Ended at rock. No chamber. 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
    12/01/1935; 12/02/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 4712

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4714

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4715

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4911

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4920

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

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.