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Diary Transcription:

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Wednesday, May 4, 1938 (continued)

(4) G 2138 (continued)
Drawing of G 2137, G 2138, G 2139

[ILLUSTRATION]

Thursday, May 5, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2138 B
(2) G 2139 A, B, C

(1) G 2138
G 2138 B: In shaft and chamber. Lined above with crude brick on three sides only on north with big stones of G 2220 and rock cut below. It is north of A. Total depth 3.8 meters. Excavated before 1 meter. Sand, limestone debris and dirty debris. Chamber on east. Cut in rock. No blocking. Cleared. 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
    05/04/1938; 05/05/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 4

  • G 2137

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2138

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2139

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • 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.