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Diary Transcription:

page 960

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Monday, April 15, 1940 (continued)

(7) G 2476a (continued)
G 2476a A. drawing of shaft.

Tuesday, April 16, 1940
Day of rest.

Wednesday, April 17, 1940

work on
(1) G 2438 V
(2) G 2443 Y
(3) G 2444 A, B, C
(4) G 2444a A, B
(5) G 2469a A, B, E
(6) G 2472a A, B
(7) G 2474 D
(8) West of G 2475

(1) G 2438
G 2438 V: In shaft. Lined above with crude brick, only on north with the stones of the mastaba and cut in rock below. It is south of the mastaba and east of G 2401. Total depth 1.7 meters, dirty debris, limestone debris and rubble. Ends at rock. No chamber.

(2) G 2443
G 2443 Y: Removed the bones of the body from the chamber. It is drawn but not photographed because the chamber is very narrow. Empty. Drawing.

(3) G 2444
G 2444 A: Removed the bones of the body from the coffin. Empty. Drawing.

G 2444 B: Removed the bones of the body from the chamber. Empty. 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
    04/15/1940; 04/16/1940; 04/17/1940
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 9

  • G 2401

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2438

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2443

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2444

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2469

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2472

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2474

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2475

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2476

    • 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.