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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, June 25, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4520 A

(1) G 4520
G 4520 A: In shaft and chamber. In clearing the debris in the debris in the chamber and in front of it, to draw the wooden coffin. Limestone debris, stones and dubsh. The debris in front [of] the chamber cleared but inside is not yet cleared.

Sunday, June 26, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4423 A
(2) G 4424 A
(3) G 4520 A
(4) G 4522 C
(5) G 4523 A, B, C, D, E
(6) G 4610 X, V
(7) G 4613 C2, H, F
(8) G 4616 E, F

(1) G 4423
G 4423 A: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(2) G 4424
G 4424 A: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

(3) G 4520
G 4520 A: In chamber. Limestone debris, red debris, and dubsh. The chamber cleared and ready for the drawing of the wooden coffin.

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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
    06/25/1938; 06/26/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 8

  • G 4423

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4424

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4522

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4523

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • 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.