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Diary Transcription:

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Tuesday, December 3, 1935
Day of rest.

Wednesday, December 4, 1935

Work on
(1) G 2359 A [= G 5552]
(2) G 4511 B, H
(3) G 4514 A, B, C, D
(4) G 4714 A
(5) G 4911 K

(1) G 2359
G 2359 A [= G 5552 A]: In shaft. Lined with dubsh above and underneath mud brick and rock below. It is in the end of the mastaba on north it is south of mastaba G 2347. Total depth 3.9 meters. White limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Coffin cut in rock from north to south without lid and found empty appears in the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 4511
G 4511 B: Removed the body from the chamber. Found open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4511 H: Removed the body from the chamber. Found open and empty. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    12/03/1935; 12/04/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 4511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4514

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4714

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4911

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5551

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5552

    • 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.