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Wednesday, May 29, 1940 (continued)

(1) L.G. 71 (continued)
Drawing of rock cut tomb L.G. 71

Thursday, May 30, 1940

work on
(1) L.G. 71 room a

(1) L.G. 71 room a
Guards in cleaning that room, dirty debris, limestone debris and rubble. Room not yet cleaned.

Today we packed four pottery boxes to be sent to the Sudan Government (to Mr. Arkell). Boxes not yet sent.

Friday, May 31, 1940
Guards in cleaning the rock cut tomb G 7711 which is east of L.G. 71. Door opened to the north and contains of two rooms. The rooms cleaned and ready for staying in them. Drawing of the rock cut tomb.

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  • 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
    05/29/1940; 05/30/1940; 05/31/1940
  • Mentioned on page
    Anthony Arkell, British, 1898–1980
  • Translator
    Mahmud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohamed Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

People 3

Modern People

  • Anthony Arkell

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1898–1980
    • Remarks Revd.; archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Mahmud 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.
  • Mohamed Said Ahmed [Diraz]

    • 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.