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Saturday, January 7, 1939 (continued)

(1) G 2097 (continued)
G 2097 C: In shaft. Lined with rubble and ends at bad rock. It is north of B, south of serdab I. Total depth 2.25 meters, red debris, limestone debris, pebble and sand. Chamber on west blocked with rubble with traces of mud, left for photo.

G 2097 D: In shaft and chamber. Lined with rubble and ends in bad rock, south of E. Total depth 2.6 meters, drift sand and square granite stone uninscribed. Chamber on east built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2097 E: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones and ends at bad rock, north of D. Total depth 2.15 meters, drift sand. Chamber on east built of stones and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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G 2097 F: In shaft. Lined with limestone debris topped with rubble, east of serdab 2. Total depth 1.25 meters, limestone debris, pebble and rubble. Chamber on east blocked with rubble without bound, left for photo.

G 2097 X: In shaft and chamber. Lined with stones only on north with crude brick topped with stones and ends in bad rock. It is west of b on north. Total depth 2.1 meters, drift sand. Chamber on south built of stones and roof gone, only two stones from the roof remain on north. No blocking. In the chamber is a built coffin, with lid displaced and thrown in the chamber. 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
    01/07/1939
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2097

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2097'

    • 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.