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Diary Transcription:

page 909

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Friday, March 8, 1940

Work on;
(1) G 2465 A, B, C, D, E, X and room a and its serdab
(2) G 2467 A

(1) G 2465
Margin note: G 2465 shafts.
G 2465 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with rubble and cut in rock below. It is south of B and east of C. Total depth 3.85 meters. Sand, limestone debris, rubble, potsherds and dirty debris. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

G 2465 B: In shaft. Lined above with rubble and cut in rock below. It is north of A and east of D. Total depth 3.6 meters. Drift sand. Chamber on south. Cut in rock. Blocked with rubble and bound with mud (partly destroyed in the upper part). Left for photo.

G 2465 C: In shaft and chamber. Ends at bad rock. Lined with rubble. It is west of A and south of D. Total depth 1.85 meters. Sand, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Built of rubble and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

G 2465 D: In shaft. Ends at rock. Lined with rubble. It is west of B, north of C and south of E. Total depth 1.62 meters. Sand, limestone debris, rubble and dirty debris. Chamber on west. Blocked with one leaning slab and rubble resting on a vertical slab bound with mud (partly destroyed on south in the upper part). 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
    03/08/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2465

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2467

    • 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.