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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, August 16, 1937

Work on
(1) G 4333 A, B, C, D, E, F, G

(1) G 4333
G 4333 A: In chamber. Drift sand, papers and limestone debris. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 4333 B: In shaft. Lined with dubsh. Lining on north wholly gone. It is north of A and east of D. Total depth 1.2 meters. Drift sand and limestone debris. No chamber.

G 4333 C: In shaft. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. It is west of A and south of D. Total depth 2.15 meters. Sand, paper from the air. Ended at rock. No chamber.

G 4333 D: In shaft. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. It is north of C, south of E, east of G and west of B. Total depth 2.15 meters. Sand and papers. Ended at rock. No chamber.

G 4333 E: In shaft. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. On lining on north wholly gone. It is north of D and east of H. Total depth 1.1 meters. Sand and paper. Ended at rock. No chamber.

G 4333 F: In shaft. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. It is west of C and south of G. Total depth 2.16 meters. Sand and paper. Chamber on west. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Left for photo.

G 4333 G: In shaft. It is north of F and south of H. Lined with dubsh and bound with mud to the beginning of the rock. Total depth 1.94 meters. Sand and paper. Chamber on west. Blocked with dubsh and bound with mud. Left for photo.
Drawing of the mastaba G 4333.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Tuesday, August 17, 1937
Day of rest.

Wednesday, August 18, 1937

Work on
(1) G 4333 H
(2) G 4631 D
(3) G 7147 B [= G 7145+7147]
(4) G 7148 C, E [= G 7148+7149]
(5) G 7243 B
(6) G 7244 A, E [= G 7244+7246]
(7) G 7251 F

(1) G 4333
G 4333 H: In shaft. Lined with dubsh to the beginning of the rock. Only on north the casing of G 4340. It is north of G and west of E. Total depth 1.2 meters. Sand and paper. Chamber on west. Blocked with dubsh. Left for photo.

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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
    08/16/1937; 08/17/1937; 08/18/1937
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 7

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.