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Diary Transcription:

page 988

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Wednesday, May 8, 1940 (continued)

Drawing of G 4984, G 4983, G 4982.

Thursday, May 9, 1940

work on
(1) G 2350 L [= G 5290]
(2) G 2439a C
(3) G 2469 A

(1) G 2350 [= G 5290]
G 2350 L [= G 5290 L]: Removed the body from the coffin inside the chamber and also we removed the wooden headrest, pottery jar with one of the hands missing and a sandstone fragment. 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
    05/08/1940; 05/09/1940
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2439

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2469

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4982

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4983

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4984

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.