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Diary Transcription:

page 794

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Wednesday, April 26, 1939 (continued)

(2) G 2240 (continued)
Drawing of G 2240.

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, April 27, 1939

work on
(1) East of G 2240
(2) top of G 2241

(1) East of G 2240
East of that mastaba searching for the head of the statue we found yesterday, drift sand, nothing found.

(2) G 2241
On the top of the mastaba. In clearing the mouths of shafts A and B for drawing, drift sand. Found in shaft B: seat of seated female statuette of white limestone, fitted on 38-4-9 and 38-4-15. Inscribed in sunk relief.

In the afternoon we working in cleaning the rock cut tombs north of the camp:
1) cleared the north cliff 1) to be ready for workers around the house to stay in case of war. Drawing.

[ILLUSTRATION]

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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
    04/26/1939; 04/27/1939
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

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.