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Diary Transcription:

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Monday, June 6, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4220 B

(1) G 4220
G 4220 B: In shaft and chamber. Chamber I. Down 7.35 meters. Drift sand. Chamber I on west. Cut in rock. No blocking. Not reached the rock in shaft. Chamber I not cleared.

Tuesday, June 7, 1938
Day of rest.

Wednesday, June 8, 1938

Work on
(1) G 4121 K, X
(2) G 4220 B

(1) G 4121
G 4121 K: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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G 4121 X: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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(2) G 4220
G 4220 B: In the chambers of the shafts. Chamber I and II. Limestone debris, dubsh, and stones. Total depth 9.6 meters.
Chamber I: Cleared and found empty.
Chamber II: On east. Below chamber I. Cut in rock. 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
    06/06/1938; 06/07/1938; 06/08/1938
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 4121

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4220

    • 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.