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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, December 2, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 4911 (continued)
Drawing of G 4911 E

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4911 F: In shaft. It is south of E, north of G and west of J. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. Total depth 3.5 meters. Excavated before 2.8 meters. Black debris and limestone debris. Two chamber appear, I and II.
Chamber I: On west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Small chamber.
Chamber II: On west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Small chamber. Reached the rock in shaft and cleared the two chambers. Found open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4911 G: In shaft and chamber. It is south of G, north of mastaba G 4910 and west of K. Lined with dubsh above and rock below. Total depth 4.05 meters. Excavated before 3 meters. Black debris and limestone debris. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Open and empty. Drawing on page 203.

G 4911 H: In shaft: It is south of G 4920 and north of I. Small shaft. Lined with dubsh. Total depth 1.5 meters. Excavated before 80 cm. Black debris and limestone debris. Chamber on south, under shaft I. Lined with dubsh. Roofed with one stone. Blocked dubsh. Blocking and roofing left for photo.

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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
    12/02/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4910

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4911

    • 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.