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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, November 30, 1935 (continued)

(2) G 4711
G 4711 A: In shaft and chamber. It is north of B. Lined with stones above and rock below. Total depth 3.05 meters. Excavated before 2.4 meters. Drift sand, papers and black debris. Chamber on east. In the middle of the shaft. Lined with stones and limestone debris. Roofed with stones. Only some of the roof stones gone on north. No blocking. In the southeast corner they cut in rock a hole for the chamber. The rock is bad. Found in chamber debris. Broken bones with a broken head of a body. Cleared. Drawing.


G 4711. This mastaba built against the east of G 4710 on north and west of G 4812. Lined with stones. Small mastaba. Drawing.


(3) G 4812
G 4812 B: Removed the chamber roof, because the roof fall in to the chamber. Limestone debris, black debris and potsherds from the debris of the mastaba casing, stones from the chamber roof. Cleared. Drawing on page 198.

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  • 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
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.