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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, November 20, 1935 (continued)

(3) G 4518
On the top of the mastaba. Small mastaba. Lined with dubsh. East of G 4511 and north of G 4510. Limestone debris, dubsh and black debris. We found only one shaft in this mastaba, shaft A.

G 4518 A: In the shaft. Small shaft. Lined with dubsh. Total depth 80 cm. Sand and black debris. Chamber on south. Lined with dubsh. Roofed stones. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: one complete pot. Cleared. Drawing of the shaft and the mastaba.

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(4) G 4519
G 4519 D: Removed the body from the chamber. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4519 F: Removed the body from the chamber. This chamber bound with gypsum on north and west side. Cleared. Drawing.

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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
    11/20/1935
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 4510

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4511

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4518

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4519

    • 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.