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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 195

Thursday, November 28, 1935 (continued)

(4) G 4511 (continued)
G 4511 F: Removed the body and the fragments of cloth. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 4811
G 4811 C: In shaft. It is south of B and north of the building of the mastaba G 4714. Lined with stones and dubsh. Only on north the building gone between it and shaft B. Total depth 2. 5 meters. Excavated before 1 meter. Limestone debris and potsherds. The building of it hang on the debris, and we expose that there is no chamber.

Drawing of the shaft and the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

microfilm: end page 195

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
    11/28/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 4511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4714

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4715

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4813

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4815

    • 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.