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Diary Transcription:

page 795

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Friday, April 28, 1939

work on
(1) North cliff 2)

(1) In north cliff 2)
In cleaning that rock cut tomb to be ready for the men in case of war. That one is a big one opened to north. Contains of a street in the middle and two rooms on east opened into the street and two rooms on west opened into the street also. Drawing.

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Saturday, April 29, 1939

work on
(1) North cliff 3) 1/2
(2) East of G 2240
(3) North and east of G 2243

(1) North cliff 3)
In cleaning that rock cut tomb. It is cut in rock, drift sand. Door opened to north. Cleaned. Drawing.

[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
    04/28/1939; 04/29/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2240

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2243

    • 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.