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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 186

Sunday, November 24, 1935 (continued)

(1) G 4811 (continued)
Drawing of the rock-cut tomb of G 4811 E

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 4815
G 4815 A: In shaft. It is north of B and west of the room. Lined with mud brick on three sides east, west, and north. On south lined with stones and dubsh. Total depth 1.4 meters. Black debris, potsherds and dubsh. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4815 B: In shaft. It is south of A and west of the room. Lined with stones above and rock below. Total depth 2.5 meters. Black debris, and potsherds. Ended at rock. No chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4815 X: In shaft. It is east of the room of the mastaba and north of mastaba G 4816. Lined with dubsh, small shaft. Total depth 67 cm. Black debris and potsherds. Chamber on west, running to south. Lined with dubsh. It was roofed with stones and the roof gone now. Cleared for drawing. Drawing on page 187.

microfilm: end page 186

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

Published Documents 1

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.