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Diary Transcription:

microfilm: begin page 672

Wednesday, June 1, 1938 (continued)

(1) G 4121 (continued)
G 4121 B. Drawing of shaft.

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Thursday, June 2, 1938

Work on
(1) G 2000 T
(2) G 2037b X
(3) G 2115 A
(4) G 2152 C(2)
(5) G 4122 A, B, C, D

(1) G 2000
G 2000 T: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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(2) G 2037b
G 2037b X: Bill and Mohammed Said down in the shaft. To draw the four sealed jars and to remove them. Also draw the fragments of the wooden coffin and removed them. Underneath the wooden fragments, beside the head appears fragments from mummy mask (gypsum), left for photo.

(3) G 2115
G 2115 A: Removed the body from the chamber. Drawing.

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microfilm: end page 672

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
    06/01/1938; 06/02/1938
  • Mentioned on page
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
    William Stevenson Smith, American, 1907–1969
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2037

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2115

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2152

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4121

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 4122

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 4

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 Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • William Stevenson Smith

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1907–1969
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.