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Diary Transcription:

page 732

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Wednesday, December 28, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 2095 (continued)
Drawing of G 2095 mastaba.

[ILLUSTRATION]

G 2095 C: In shaft. Lined above with masonry and rock cut below. North of B, south of D and east of F. Total depth 2.55 meters, red debris, limestone debris, pebble, sand, rubble. Chamber on east blocked with rubble and bound with mud, left for photo.

G 2095 D: In shaft. Lined with rubble and ends at rock. North of C and east of G. Total depth 1.5 meters, red debris, limestone debris, rubble and sand. Chamber on south blocked with rubble and bound with mud, left for photo.

G 2095 E: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble only on south with crude brick to the bad rock. It is west of B and east of J. Total depth 1.4 meters, red debris, limestone debris, rubble and pebble. Chamber on south built of rubble and crude brick and bound with gypsum. Roofed with stones and dubsh. No blocking. Body, head on north, left for photo.

G 2095 F: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the bad rock. North of E, west of C and east of K. Total depth 1.7 meters, red debris, limestone debris, rubble, pebble and sand. Chamber on south blocked with rubble and bound with mud, left for photo.

G 2095 G: In shaft. Lined with rubble to the beginning of the bad rock. It is southwest of D. Total depth 1.5 meters, red debris, pebble, limestone debris, rubble and sand. Chamber on west blocked with rubble and with traces of mud, left for photo.

G 2095 H: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones only on south with crude brick. It is south of I and east of L. Total depth 1.03 meters, sand, red debris and in the chamber sand and bones. Chamber on south built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing on page 733.

G 2095 I: In shaft. Lined with crude brick to the beginning of the bad rock. North of H and east of M. Total depth 90 cm, sand and dirty debris. Chamber on south blocked with one big stone and bound with mud, 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
    12/28/1938
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 3

  • G 2094

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2095

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2096

    • 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.