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Sunday, May 8, 1938 (continued)

(2) G 2156 [= G 2156'] (continued)
G 2156 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick on two sides east and south, on north with stones and on west with rubble and ends at rock. It is west of A. Total depth 1.6 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on east. Lined with stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2156 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble topped with crude brick and ends at rock. Southwest of B. Total depth 1.4 meters. Sand, dirty debris. Chamber on north. Lined with rubble on three sides, east, west and south. On north lined with stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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(3) G 2222
Partly destroyed stone mastaba. In east wall is a stone niche uninscribed. It is north of G 2223a and southeast of G 2220. Four shafts A, B, C, D.

G 2222 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below. It is south of B and north of C. Total depth 3.1 meters. Excavated before 1.9 meters. Sand and drift papers. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2222 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick on two sides south and east, and lined with rubble on north and west. North of A. Total depth 90 cm. No blocking. 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
    05/08/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 5

  • G 2156'

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2222

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2223

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2223a

    • 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.