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Thursday, June 2, 1938 (continued)

(4) G 2152
G 2152 C(2): Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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(5) G 4122
G 4122 A: In shaft and chambers. East of D. Lined above with rubble and rock cut below. Total depth 5.15 meters. Drift sand, limestone debris, rubble and bones. Exposed two chambers.
Chamber I: On south. Cut in rock. No blocking. North-south rock cut coffin. Without lid. Empty. Cleared.
Chamber II: On east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Found in chamber debris: broken fragments from bowl stands. Cleared. 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
    06/02/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2152

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4122

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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.