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Diary Transcription:

page 801

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Monday, May 1, 1939 (continued)

(2) G 2235 (continued)
G 2235 A. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 2236
G 2236 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below, south of B. Total depth 1.35 meters, sand, limestone debris. Chamber on north cut in rock, roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2236 B: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the rock. It is north of A. Total depth 80 cm, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on east blocked with rubble with traces of mud, left for photo.

(4) G 2237
G 2237 A: In shaft. Lined with masonry on north and south and with rubble on west and east, to the rock. It is north of G 2233 and south of B. Total depth 90 cm, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on north blocked with rubble with traces of mud, left for photo.

G 2237 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with masonry to the rock. It is north of A. Total depth 1.2 meters, sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on east built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(5) G 2238
G 2238 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below. It is south of B and the serdab. Total depth 4.3 meters, sand, limestone debris, rubble and red debris. Chamber on west cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 802.

G 2238 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. It is north of A and west of the serdab. Total depth 2.35 meters, sand, limestone debris, rubble and red debris. Chamber on south cut in rock and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 802.

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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
    05/01/1939
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2235

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2236

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2237

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2238

    • 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.