Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.
Diary Transcription:

page 997

microfilm: begin page 997

Friday, May 17, 1940 (continued)

(2) G 2336
G 2336 U. Drawing of shaft.

G 2336 V: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick and cut in rock below. It is north of the mastaba and west of U. Total depth 1.7 meters, dirty debris, limestone debris and stones. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

(3) G 2337
G 2337 X: In shaft. Lined above with crude brick and cut in rock below. It is east of the mastaba and north of Y, down 1.8 meters, dirty debris, limestone debris and sand. Not reached the rock in shaft and not reached the chamber.

G 2337 Y: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick and ends at rock. It is east of the mastaba and south of shaft X. Total depth 1.6 meters, sand, dirty debris and limestone debris. Chamber on north built of crude brick and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

microfilm: end page 997

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
    05/17/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2336

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2337

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.