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Sunday, November 24, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 4815 (continued)
Drawing of G 4815 X

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(3) G 4816
G 4816 A: In shaft and chamber I. It is the first shaft of the mastaba on north. North of B and south of G 4815 X. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. East of this shaft we found a limestone stela not inscribed. Down 4.3 meters. Excavated before 3.2 meters. Black debris potsherds and stones. Chamber I appears on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Body appears in chamber I, head on north, left for photo. Not reached the rock in shaft.

G 4816 B: In shaft. It is south of A and north of C. Lined with dubsh. Total depth 2.4 meters. Excavated before 1.6 meters. Drift sand. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

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G 4816 C: In shaft. It is south of B and north of D. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. Total depth 2.75 meters. Excavated before 2 meters. Drift sand. 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
    11/24/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4815

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4816

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

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.