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Diary Transcription:

page 822

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Sunday, May 28, 1939 (continued)

(7) G 2244
G 2244 C: Removed the body from the chamber and cleared it (body drawn and not photographed). Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2244 D: Removed the body from the chamber (body not photographed but drawn). Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(8) G 2246
G 2246 B: Removed the chamber blocking. Cut in rock. Rubble and mud from the blocking. Body, head on north. Body removed from the chamber and cleared it. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(9) G 2430
On top of mastaba. In exposing the lining on north and in exposing the rest of shafts. Sand, limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Exposed all the lining. It is north of G 2421 and G 2422, and west of G 2434. Built of stones. Only one shaft exposed shaft A. Drawing of the mastaba on page 823.

G 2430 A: In shaft. Lined with masonry and rock cut below. In the middle of the mastaba. North of the serdab. West of the chapel and the street. Down 4.8 meters. Limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Not reached the rock in shaft and reached the chamber.

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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
    05/28/1939
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2244

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2246

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2421

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2422

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2430

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2434

    • 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.