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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 697

Sunday, June 26, 1938 (continued)

(6) G 4610
G 4610 X: Removed the body [38-6-64] from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 4610 V: Removed the body [38-6-65] from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(7) G 4613
G 4613 C2: In shaft. South of G and east of H. Cut in rock. Total depth 5.7 meters. Dubsh, stones, and limestone debris. Chamber on north. Cut in rock. Blocked with stones and dubsh and bound with mud. Blocking left for photo.

G 4613 H: Removed the body from the chamber. The body is not photographed because the chamber is very narrow. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION].

G 4613 F: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones, dubsh and mud bound. Body, head on north, left for photo.

(8) G 4616
G 4616 A: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones, dubsh and mud bound. In the chamber sand and white limestone debris. Body, head on east. Left for photo.

G 4616 F: Removed the chamber blocking. Stones, dubsh and mud bound. In the chamber dirty debris. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

G 4616 E: Removed the roof of the chamber which was built of dubsh and mud brick. Body, head on north. Left for photo.

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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
    06/26/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4613

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4616

    • 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.