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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, August 24, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 5041 (continued)
Drawing of G 5041 and shafts

[ILLUSTRATION]

Sunday, August 25, 1935

Work on
(1) G 5332 A, B, C, D, E, F, G

(1) G 5332
G 5332 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones, dubsh and mud brick. It is the first shaft in the mastaba on east. Total depth 2.7 meters. Excavated before 2.2 meters. White limestone debris and papers. Chamber on north lined with mud and roofed with stones. Some stone from the roof gone. No blocking. Cleared on limestone debris course. Open and empty. 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
    08/24/1935; 08/25/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5041

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5332

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 6

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.