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Thursday, January 5, 1939 (continued)

(1) G 2095 (continued)
G 2095 X: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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(2) G 2096
G 2096 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones and ends at rock. It is south of B and east of C. Total depth 2.46 meters, sand, limestone debris, rubble and pebble. Chamber on east built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2096 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones and ends at rock. North of A and east of D. Total depth 2.7 meters, sand, limestone debris and pebble. Chamber on east built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2096 C: In shaft. Lined with rubble, but only on south with stones. Ends at rock. It is west of A and south of D. Total depth 2.75 meters, sand, red debris, pebble and limestone debris. Ends at rock. No chamber. 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
    01/05/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2095

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2096

    • 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.