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Diary Transcription:

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Sunday, November 24, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 4816 (continued)
G 4816 D: In shaft and chamber. It is south of C and north of the serdab. Lined with dubsh and rock below. Total depth 3.9 meters. Excavated before 3.1 meters. Drift sand and limestone debris. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Very small shaft. Down in rock for about 15 cm. It is a small chamber for a child. Cleared. Drawing.

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Serdab: In the serdab of the mastaba. It is south of D and north of shaft G 4818 A. Lined with dubsh and long from north to south. Small serdab. Total depth 1.3 meters. Excavated before 90 cm. Drift sand and papers. Cleared. Drawing of the serdab and mastaba G 4816 shafts.

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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
    11/24/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4816

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4818

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4910

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 5

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.