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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, October 6, 1939 (continued)

(1) G 2166 (continued)
G 2166. Drawing of the mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Saturday, October 7, 1939

Work on:
(1) G 2168
(2) G 2353 Y

(1) G 2168
In the mastaba. In exposing the lining. Sand, limestone debris, and rubble. Exposed the lining of the mastaba. Stone lining. It is north of G 2166, east of G 2160, west of G 2180 and south of G 2169. Also cleared eleven shafts. A-G, X, Y, Z, U. We found in debris on top of the mastaba near G 2160. Inscribed limestone fragment, in sunk relief. Another inscribed limestone with some signs in relief. The stone is a drum [39-10-2]. Sketch of the inscription on the stones.

[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS] [39-10-2]
[ILLUSTRATION/GLYPHS] [39-10-3]

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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
    10/06/1939; 10/07/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 7

  • G 2160

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2165

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2166

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2168

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2169

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2180

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2353

    • 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.