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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 657

Saturday, May 7, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2152 (continued)
G 2152 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble and stones on three sides only on west below the stones is crude brick. Ends at rock. It is east of C. Total depth 2 meters. Dirty debris, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on west. Lined with rubble and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2152 C: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. Only on west below the stones is crude brick. It is west of B. Total depth 1.85 meters. Sand, dirty debris and limestone debris. Chamber on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Drawing.

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G 2152 X [= G 2151 X]: In shaft and chamber. Lined with crude brick on three sides, north, south, and west. On east with masonry and rubble below it. It is south of the mastaba. Total depth 1.7 meters. Dirty debris, limestone debris and rubble. Chamber on east. Lined with crude brick and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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(2) G 2153
Partly destroyed stone mastaba. East of G 2152 and west of G 2154 with one shaft, A.

G 2153 A: In shaft and chamber. Lined with masonry and rubble and ends at rock. It is in the middle of the mastaba. Total depth 90 cm. Sand, limestone debris and dubsh. Chamber on south. Lined with stones only on south with rubble and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 658.

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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
    05/07/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2151

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2152

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2153

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2154

    • 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.