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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, November 27, 1935 (continued)

(5) G 4817 (continued)
G 4817 Serdab: In the serdab of the mastaba. It is on the top of it, south of A and north of B. Lined with stones. Roofed with stones, but the roof stones gone. It is long from north to south. Total depth 1.65 meters. Excavated before 1.3 meters. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. On west there is a window slot. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4817. This mastaba is a small mastaba. Lined with stones. It is west of the two mastabas G 4816 and G 4818, south of G 4815 and east of G 4715. Drawing of the mastaba and its shafts.

[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
    11/27/1935
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 4715

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4811+4812

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4815

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4816

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4817

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4818

    • 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.